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With Suit’d Suits at the Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan

Suited Products presented their ceramic and wooden power outlets called Suit’d Suits at the famous Salone del Mobile in Milan. In the curated Ventura Lambrate district, that is renowned for the abundance of young and upcoming designers with inspiring concepts and products, the Suits were presented in our own gallery. The public just kept coming […]

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Thai Glass House – clever solutions from Thailand, part 3

In areas where resources are low and technology is scarce, people are often more resourceful than in highly industrialized and ‘developed’ areas. We can learn a lot from these low-cost, simple, effective and often very sustainable solutions. In Europe most packaging waste is recycled into new materials or burned to generate energy. In Thailand glass […]

Glass house Thailand

More on Palomino

Remember that small village at the coast of Colombia where students and inhabitants are working together to create a better future by making sustainable buildings, researching, documenting and sharing old habits and customs to prevent them from being lost forever after another generation? It is called Palomino and it is an example of how social […]

Students working with the people of the village Palomino

Sustainable housing: Villa 4.0

Turning a 1967 bungalow into a modern, highly sustainable villa. Interior Designer Sanne Schenk of IDing showed me this great example of sustainable architecture: Villa 4.0 Background The owner of the building got inspired by natural living when he was making a world trip with his family on a sailing boat. Making electricity and drinking […]

Villa 4.0 A bird's view on the building.

Building an Eco-Toilet and Library in Palomino, Colombia

Students from University Javeriana directed by Christiaan Job Nieman, Carlos Hernandez, Cesar Ramirez and Antonio Yemail. Zuloark, Spain are Building a Society in Palomino, Guajira in Colombia. They just finished building a library and eco-toilet with local materials only. A new project has been built as part of the course “New Territories” for architecture and […]

Eco Toilet built in Palomino, Colombia

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