Hurricane Sandy Felled Trees Used in Treehouse Installation

April 28, 2013

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Photo by Caroline Voagen Nelson.

What happens when a New York–based treehouse architect gets a hold of oak trees felled by Hurricane Sandy? 

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He creates a site-specific art installation at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Treehouse architect Roderick Romero utilized salvaged … Read More...

Colorful Outdoor Poufs From Post-Consumer Waste

April 23, 2013

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I spotted and fell in love with these colorful outdoor poufs for which Australian designer Cindy-Lee Davies utilizes post-consumer waste, employing traditional crocheting techniques to weave nylon equestrian ropes over old tires.

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Whimsically called Tis Knot, the covers are fully … Read More...

IKEA Products Become Compact Kitchen With Planters

April 18, 2013

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How’s this for inventiveness? During Milan Design Week at Zona Tortona, designers from Testi di Legno exhibited a cool compact kitchen design assembled entirely from select Ikea pieces.

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Designers Elia Maurizi and Francesco Pepa’s Unacucina kitchen would work well in … Read More...

DIY Portable and Upcycled Fire Pit

April 15, 2013

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I spotted this today on Instructables (from member pienkc) and just had to share. I’m not suggesting we all go out and steal a shopping cart, but if you happen to come across a rejected or trashed one, this Read More...

Hydroponic Wine Bottle Wall Garden at Student Bar

April 11, 2013

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Conceived as part wine rack and part hydroponics, a hydroponic bottle wall garden will spout from April 7-24 in the lower bar of a local Cornell University campus area venue, Stella’s Bar and Restaurant.

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Architecture students Peter Gudonis and Carly … Read More...

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