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Ewan Alston

in London

Good Waste

PRESENTED ON JUN 12, 2019
IN GLASGOW @ VOL 37

Ewan Alston is a designer and maker specialising in material ows and the circular economy. He is currently completing an MA in Design Products at the Royal College of Art, where his work has focussed on the production systems that de ne products and their footprint, and on how cities can move towards local, circular manufacturing.
Recent projects include furniture made from waste marble from an industrial site, designed for the neighbouring housing development; and a series of lamp designs that would automatically adapt to whatever metal offcuts are locally available at a given moment.
ewanalston.com / @ewan.alston

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Vegetable Waste Reuse Project - yoU TO Nara

BY OOKAWA KENTA
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 28, 2015

Kenta Ookawa presents the UTON project, which aims at reusing discarded products of the agricultural process around Nara.

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Reduce, Reuse, Refuse

BY SAMATHY WOO
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Samathy Woo has grown a casual get-together of 3 friends to an online swap or "care-to-share" community of over 1000. She discusses overconsumption, reducing waste, and why expensive things are of no value if you don't use them. 

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Making Jewels from Design and Art Waste

BY ALICE VISIN
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 18, 2015

Alice Visin is presenting her projects, transforming waste materials connected to art and design (from free-press newspapers to cashmere-distaff remains) into jewels.   

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Achieving Sustainability by Adaptive Reuse

BY FREDERIC DALBIN
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 15, 2016

Projections show that 50% of architectural design in the next 20+ years and beyond will be for renovating and re-purposing existing buildings.  This represents an historic opportunity for the architecture and building community to reverse the most significant crisis of modern time:  energy depletion and environmental degradation.  Fred Dalbin demonstrate approaches and practices for conservation and adaptive re-use of the existing built environment through projects completed by this firm.

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One Planet. Not Three.

BY DUNCAN BAKER-BROWN
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

A motivating, inspiring and truthful visual tale of how we need to rethink what materials we are using and how we use them by architect Duncan Baker-Brown.

How can we save this planet by thoughtful design and practice? 

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Skrald af Guld

BY ESBEN EGESKOV
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Esben Egeskov shares his life experiences with "dumpster diving" and why it makes sense to use food, even if it has been trashed by the supermarket. He tells us the story of dumpster diving in the early days, and how the public sentiment changed, and what happened when supermarkets began to lock their waste containers.

(ENG: "Waste of Gold")

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The Detroit Industrial Adaptive Reuse Initiative

BY MARTA GAZDA-AUSKALNIS
@ VOL 35 ON MAY 10, 2018

The Detroit Industrial Adaptive Reuse Initiative is dedicated to identifying positively impactful strategies for Detroit’s vacant and underutilized industrial spaces. Alicia Adams + Marta Gazda’s 8-month effort is focused on developing thoughtful, innovative, and inclusive strategies for the reutilization for nearly 6 square miles of underutilized space for workforce, sustainable systems, recreation, and community support.

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Pimp Your Waste : un processus high-tech pour le réemploi

BY ERIC DORLEAC
@ VOL 32 ON OCT 25, 2018

Pimp Your Waste propose un processus de valorisation des matériaux en trois étapes automatisées. Le projet développe un processus qui automatise les tâches de tri, de conception et de fabrication par l’utilisation des outils numériques de notre époque. Si les technologies numériques existent déjà, c’est en les alliant à une stratégie de réemploi que Pimp Your Waste propose un projet innovant et écoresponsable. Le projet Pimp Your Waste questionne le surcyclage et le remploi du bois comme alternative pour la construction. En devenant plus rapides et moins chères, ces pratiques peuvent se démocratiser et devenir compétitives sur le marché de l’architecture et du design.

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Reuse Architecture!

BY SARA FONTANA
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 15, 2019

in 'Reuse Architecture!', Sara Fontana, uses her 20 images to convince the audience at London - Vol. 20 - PKNLDN 20 - WeWork to reconsider their approach to recycling and reuse. Sara passionately conveys an emerging theory that there is actually sufficient buildings already constructed in the world, and perhaps we can actually 'stop building' (what??!!) and just use what has already been built. 

Not convinced? Well then we suggest you click play and listen to Sara explain it in her own clear words.