Berlin Factory Renovated Into Stunning Recyclable Live/Work Space

by , 01/28/10

sustainable design, green design, zweidrei, palomar5 camp, recyclable materials, sustainable live/work space, berlin

The rest of the environment was open and full of natural light. The “Recreational Area” remained undivided by walls and was meant as a hang out space when work wasn’t happening. The highlight of the environment was the “Working Area”, which was constructed completely from recycle-able cardboard. Its lofted white-washed walls served as dividers for different workstations and also as backboards for projects being discussed. The plan created division and privacy for different groups without cutting the space with traditional walls.

After the six weeks were over and the entire environment was recycled or re-purposed, the ideas of the 30 participants were presented to 300 high-profile representatives of economics, science, culture, politics and media at the Palomar5 Summit. The participants came up with strategies and solutions for issues surrounding humanitarian efforts, the involvement of the media in social issues, and communications technology. No doubt 45 Kilo and ZWEIDREI‘s inspiring design gave them an open and inviting environment to get their mind wheels turning.


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  1. AaMoovearcago July 1, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Let us show your photos here

  2. Olalekan December 2, 2010 at 4:15 am

    My Name Is Olalekan Adeniyi, Am Living In Nigeria But I Like To Work In’ Am A Student Oh-end Student

  3. georgebrown January 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    totally a interesting perspective on habitat for the future, if we learn to live in congregations within one building i am sure things would be different in the way we live our lives and effect the earth

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