Tag Plastic

Plastic: the counter-revolution! The debate is open

28-04-2022

Plastic: the counter-revolution! The debate is open

A major exhibition entitled Plastic: Remaking Our World is underway at the Vitra Design Museum, investigating one of the phenomena most characteristic of the past century: the development of plastic, and its transformation from resource into global problem. Can we make it fully recyclable? Will we be able to live without it in the future? Will we be able to clean up the world? Here are the opinions of some key participants in the debate.

LuzInterruptus The Plastic We Live With at the Jelsa Art Biennial

17-09-2021

LuzInterruptus The Plastic We Live With at the Jelsa Art Biennial

The LuzInterruptus art collective created an intervention during the Jelsa Art Biennial, a contemporary art festival on the island of Hvar in Croatia. The Plastic We Live With fits into an abandoned building and shows the omnipresence of plastic in our lives with a great visual impact.

House of timber, steel and polyolefin

09-07-2021

House of timber, steel and polyolefin

A house made of steel, timber and polyolefin by LDA.iMdA. Architetti associati evoking the archetypal child’s drawing of a home.

Circular economy and design: a pavilion by Various Associates

02-03-2021

Circular economy and design: a pavilion by Various Associates

Chinese design firm Various Associates has been commissioned by the Shenzhen Institute of Interior Design to create the pavilion for the DESIGN IN BAY AREA exhibition. Various Associates made use of recycled materials, a modular construction method to reduce waste, and the circular economy in light of the temporary nature of the installation.

<strong>WHOSE THE FAULT: PLASTIC OR MAN? </strong><br />

27-01-2021

WHOSE THE FAULT: PLASTIC OR MAN? 

“We are consuming resources that future generations should have inherited. The Earth is a closed system. And if in a closed system we continue to consume without measure, the resources will run out. No other species would do that”— Stefano Mancuso

Crafts NOW: 2nd edition, this time online

17-11-2020

Crafts NOW: 2nd edition, this time online

Crafts NOW, the conference on crafts organized as part of the fourteenth edition of Barcelona Design Week, will be presented online this year. The use of plastics will be discussed on 18 November 2020, and the intention is to initiate discussion on innovation around this controversial material.

Prague’s Gulliver Auditorium of wood, steel and plexiglass

21-02-2020

Prague’s Gulliver Auditorium of wood, steel and plexiglass

An auditorium for readings shaped like an airship now dominates DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague, based on an optimistic view of art and literature as something powerful and unforeseeable

Tenax and Twaron for the Stedelijk Museum by Benthem Crouwel Architects

06-09-2019

Tenax and Twaron for the Stedelijk Museum by Benthem Crouwel Architects

Stedelijk Museum extension completed with steel structure clad in composite plastic Tenax and Twaron

AREP expansion of Montpellier railway station using ETFE

04-01-2019

AREP expansion of Montpellier railway station using ETFE

The expansion of Montpellier railway station spans the tracks with pointed arches covered with ETFE

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