Gallery: Edward Chew Creates Stunning Geometric Lamps From Recycled Tet...

Chew goes on to say that “We could possibly achieve building a spherical pavilion as big as a house!”

Each spherical Tetra Pak lamp requires approximately 450 empty soft drink packets and is 260mm in diameter. The boxes were unfolded and then transformed into 108 hexagons by cutting 6 strips of 6 squares, each 130mm x 21mm, to form a triangle. The triangles are then assembled into geometric lamps that shine a new light on material reuse. Chew says “Imagine if each of us were to turn the empty boxes after each quench into a hexagon, and collectively knot them together, what possibly could we achieve?”

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  1. k.balachander October 15, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    how to add to make calculat round shape example 24″ round 3.25″ hexagon

  2. lazyreader June 6, 2011 at 9:08 am

    3-2-1 happy new year!!!!!! Wait a minute, this isn’t Times Square…

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