Melbourne Zoo’s Lemur Exhibit Features Nestled Pods Made From Recycled Timber | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
For the new Lemur exhibit at the Melbourne Zoo, Snowdon Architects designed nest-like pods made of recycled timber and rattan.
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Manitowoc Mirro plant demolition begins, wood salvage continues | Post-Crescent Media | postcrescent.com
The recession and other factors made the plant’s reuse impossible, Spirtas said. He continues to salvage and sell northern hemlock and maple floorboards from the facility to underwrite continuing asbestos abatement and demolition.
Spirtas said about 100,000 board feet out of some 2 million has been shipped via truck to buyers in California, New York and South Carolina.
In a joint effort to establish deconstruction and materials reuse methods as feasible options for reducing construction and demolition waste in Iowa, the Center on Sustainable Communities (COSC) and the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) have scheduled a Rethinking Demolition workshop at the Corning Public Library on March 13.
British studio Hugh Strange Architects has transformed an agricultural barn in Somerset, England, into a family archive building by inserting a new timber structure within the dilapidated brick and stone shell.
What was once an old 1950s boat storage has now been completely revamped into the tiny home you see here. Located on the shores of Washington, the multi-level cottage offers just enough space to be comfortable without casting a large footprint.