Simón

Elegant Tented Structure Made from Recycled Materials

by , 11/22/10

Simón De Agüero, Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, rammed earth, green design, green architecture, eco architecture, sustianable design, recycled materials

This Brittlebush tent made from recycled materials was developed as a design-build project for Simón De Agüero, a grad-student at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. The design features a steel structure framing a three-inch rammed-earth wall surrounding the space. The structure accommodates a 150 square-foot roof membrane. Approximately 90% of the steel in the project was salvaged from the school scrap yard, 100% of the earth for the walls was from the school property and 100% of the wood used for the form-work was salvaged from on-site renovation waste.

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