RAKE visningsrom – Students from Trondheim Architecture schools

RAKE visningsrom is an independent, artist-run space focusing on contemporary art and architecture. The building is designed and constructed by re-using materials from a nearby demolished office building. RAKE visningsrom is run by Trygve Ohren (architect) and Charlotte Rostad (artist). The space is located at Brattørkaia 17, Trondheim, Norway.18   More info : superuse.org/story/rake-showroom/

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 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.

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