Is demolition the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning? We already know that construction can be pretty energy consuming and wasteful, is there any reason to think demolition is any better?
image: CC Richard Croft from geograph.org.uk
Anything in that picture that you think might be worth saving? Read on to find out how a well planned demolition can prevent things going to waste, and provide a source of materials for something new.
Time for a funny (and educational of course) video now. A treehouse without the tree!
“Basically, I was messing around with a concept for inner-city kids who might want a tree house-like experience, fort-wise, but might not have access to trees on their lot, and might additionally be dealing with limited space.”
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The Phoenix Commotion is a local building initiative created to prove that constructing homes with recycled and salvaged materials has a viable place in the building industry.
What do beer cans, car tires and water bottles have in common? Not much unless you’re renegade architect Michael Reynolds, in which case they are tools of choice for producing thermal mass and energy-independent housing.