Gallery: 9 Green Architecture Student Projects That Make the Grade

 

Shipping Pallet Building by the University of Colorado, Denver

Students in the design build program at the University of Colorado, Denver built two tremendous projects to enhance a local farm's operations while making a definitive statement about sustainable design. Reuse was the project's core lesson, and this building made of pallets is the beautiful result. Placed on a working farm near downtown Denver, the building will host classes and a farmers market, and will offer place to relax during a hard day's labor.

Be Palettø! by the Aarhus School of Architecture

Be Palettø! is an experiment in architecture for public spaces created by a group of eleven students at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark. They took 420 humble shipping pallets and built a pavilion in the middle of campus to spend a warm summer day between classes in. The structural installation provides shade as well as seating.

Boxel Pavilion by the University of Applied Sciences in Detmold

Students from the University of Applied Sciences in Detmold, Germany recently developed and built this extraordinary Boxel pavilion out of 2,000 beer crates. The temporary freestanding structure was erected on campus to provide the coolest music venue around.

Parade by the London University of Arts

Profiled on eVolo, this Parade installation was created by a public arts group based at the University of the Arts, London. They used 4,200 milk crates to develop a new architectural space right in the middle of campus.

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  1. Castle Made From 50,000... September 20, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    [...] ft 11 in) in height — but no word on number of milk mustaches. The tower was designed by an architecture student and it features a turret tower, an open roof that creates daylit patterns, and a huge maze to [...]

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