Opalis.be – Rotor

Le réseau pour le réemploi des matériaux de construction Ce site s’adresse à tous les entrepreneurs, architectes et maîtres d’ouvrages qui désirent travailler avec des matériaux de réemploi. Vous y trouverez : un annuaire actualisé de revendeurs professionnels et de matériaux, des outils pratiques et des documents.

Matieras.eu

matieras.eu Bonjoir. Soyez le[la] bienvenu[e] sur ce site consacré à la recherche et à l’expérimentation de nouvelles matières pour une architecture soutenable. Les mots en jaune renvoient au lexique. Contact : jmh@matieras.eu

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Villa Welpeloo – Superuse Studios

Villa Welpeloo is a residence for a couple with the exquisite wish to store and show a collection of paintings and graphical work of young contemporary artists. 2012Architecten aspired to use as much surplus materials as possible. Scouts have (re)searched the possibilities and availability of surplus materials in the vicinity of the site during the

SOS Children’s Villages Lavezzorio Community Center – Studiogang

Location Chicago Status Built 2008 Client SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Type Civic Size 16,000 sf As the central hub of SOS Children’s Village Chicago, the Lavezzorio Community Center combines social services and neighborhood amenities under one roof, serving children and families in the city’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. Inside the building, multi-faceted, naturally lit public spaces encourage

A Visual Inventory of Salvaged Materials for the Ford Calumet Environmental Center – Studiogang

Originally documented for the Studio’s Ford Calumet Environmental Center project, which imagines repurposing solely abundant local materials, this visual inventory points to the wealth of resources that can be diverted from the waste stream and to a necessary future in which architects shape the built environment in ways that reuse and recycle rather than deplete.

RDF181 – ROTOR

RDF181 was a temporary structure on a wasteland in the centre of Brussels. For a year, it housed Rotor’s headquarters as well as occasional exhibitions and meetings. It was dismantled in March 2008. RDF181 was an initiative of Maarten Gielen, Lionel Devlieger, Mia Schmallenbach and Tristan Boniver.

L’invention des déchets urbains – Sabine Barles

SABINE BARLES L’invention des déchets urbains, France: 1790-1970 ; champ-vallon. En France, les municipalités produisent aujourd’hui 47 millions de tonnes de déchets par an ; elles consomment environ 6 milliards de mètres cubes d’eau et produisent à peu près la même quantité d’eaux usées. Les villes consomment donc beaucoup et perdent presque autant. Elles constitueraient, selon

ROTOR [Belgique]

Founded in 2005, Rotor is a group of people with a common interest in the material flows in industry and construction. On a practical level, Rotor handles the conception and realization of design and architectural projects. On a theoretical level, Rotor develops critical positions on design, material resources, and waste through research, exhibitions, writings and

Académie Fratellini – Construire / Patrick Bouchain et Loïc Julienne

Construction d’une école de cirque Un chapiteau salle de spectacle de 1.600 places, des studios de travail, vestiaires et ateliers A: Saint-Denis (93) A la demande de: Laurent Gachet, directeur de l’Académie Commandé par: l’association Annie Fratellini Conçu par: Patrick Bouchain et Loïc Julienne Avec: Philippe Delcroix (scénographe), Yves-Marie Ligot (bet bois), Liliana Motta (artiste

Lucy Carpet House – Rural Studio

MASONS BEND AL / 2002 / OUTREACH PROJECT Sponsored by Interface, the world’s largest manufacturer of carpet tiles, the challenge was to use worn carpet tiles in the construction of a house for the Harris family. The house walls contain 72,000 individual stacked tiles held in compression by a heavy wooden ring-beam. The tiles were

Glass Chapel – Ruralstudio

Glass Chapel MASONS BEND AL / 2000 / 5TH YEAR PROJECT Related: On a central site in Mason’s Bend, the Glass Chapel serves as a transportation stop, community gathering space, chapel for the local choral group, and distribution center for children’s summer school meals. Car windows salvaged from a Chicago scrap yard provide striking roofing