01 Sep '15, 5pm

Kinetic “Cloud Seeding” pavilion creates shade with 30,000 tiny balls made of recycled plastic bottles: ...

pavilion may look like a simple canopy structure, but it's actually a fantastic kinetic environment that creates shade thanks to thousands of constantly rearranging tiny plastic balls made from recycled water bottles . Designers at MODU named the project "Cloud Seeding" which is supposed to reflect the effect of passing clouds the pavilion creates.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/kinetic-cloud-seeding-pavilion-creat...

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inhabitat.com 02 Sep '15, 1pm

Seabirds often confused bright plastics for krill or shrimp, scooping them up and even feeding them to their young. The 20...

Recycled Factory Recycles Soda Bottles

Recycled Factory Recycles Soda Bottles

hackaday.com 02 Sep '15, 8am

All over the world, mountains of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics are available for recycling in the form of soda...

Harvard students build a tiny 100% off-grid hom...

inhabitat.com 02 Sep '15, 8am

The Lorraine offers all the comforts of home in a small 160-square-foot footprint. Built in about four weeks at the East B...

Kuskus is a rocking chair made from upcycled pl...

inhabitat.com 07 Sep '15, 9pm

France-based eco-friendly home decor company Plastiketic unveiled the Kuskus, a rocking chair made from 36 upcycled PET bo...

Solar-powered Josey Pavilion beats wicked hot T...

inhabitat.com 31 Aug '15, 2pm

As a demonstration tool for protecting the watershed, the pavilion treats all wastewater and stormwater on-site through sw...

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inhabitat.com 06 Sep '15, 7pm

For $5, visitors can tour the inside of the Magic Garden, which extends into the neighboring building and includes equally...

We LOVE these tiny prefab pod homes in Portugal.

inhabitat.com 07 Sep '15, 4am

designed a series of prefab wooden shelters for enjoying the simple life immersed in nature. The Aldeia do Mato’s Nautic C...

Tiny ‘hut on wheels’ is the perfect vacation ho...

inhabitat.com 31 Aug '15, 5am

Hristova describes her inspiration for this portable marvel: “Our limited budget as a young family kept the idea of buying...

MAD Architects unveil futuristic Cloud Corridor...

inhabitat.com 31 Aug '15, 1pm

The futuristic housing model follows MAD Architects’ founder Ma Yansong’s “shanshui” design style, which heavily incorpora...

Harwyn Pods are Tiny Prefab Workspaces That Can...

inhabitat.com 31 Aug '15, 7am

All that’s needed to erect the prefab cube is a space of two and a half meters by two meters. Harwyn pods were designed to...

#Luiis_3x ] Tiny wedge-shaped writer’s cottage ...

inhabitat.com 03 Sep '15, 1pm

On the Writer’s Cottage unusual shape, the architects write: “The overall shape of the building is a result of the transit...

Curvaceous Water Pavilion will glide over a res...

inhabitat.com 04 Sep '15, 6pm

Poland-based architecture firm Modelina designed the contemporary and curvaceous Water Pavilion, a bridge and public gathe...

Tiny workplace on wheels can make each day at t...

inhabitat.com 04 Sep '15, 5am

If you're bored taking the same old route to work, this tiny mobile office might be the perfect solution. The small worksp...