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Gigantic Cardboard Labyrinth Made Entirely From Recycled Materials
Posted By Ana Lisa On January 23, 2012 @ 1:38 pm In Art,Design,Environment,Innovation,Recycled Materials,Recycling and Composting | 1 Comment
Brazilian architect Carlos Teixeira  created an incredible labyrinth made entirely from layered recycled cardboard  for the 29th International Biennial in Sao Paulo. Shaped like a gigantic maze and featuring curved and straight walls, dead-ends, and U-shaped ramps, the installation was designed to host small events during the Biennale’s short duration. Entitled ‘The Other, the Same’ (‘El Otro, el Mismo’) this sustainable temporary installation takes its name from a 1964 book by renowned Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges .
Teixeira designed the spaces within the recyclable cardboard installation  to be used as for dance events, theater, and music. The space is flexible enough to be arranged and rearranged in many different ways for discussions, integrating exhibitions, meet and greet events, or simply providing a place to take a break.
Carlos Teixeira’s multifunctional , biodegradable, and low-cost cardboard labyrinth is a beautiful example of sustainable design that can live on long after the Biennial has run its course.
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URLs in this post:
 Carlos Teixeira: http://www.vazio.com.br/
 cardboard: http://inhabitat.com/artist-zimoun-uses-natural-and-recyclable-materials-to-create-incredible-sound-installations/
 Jorge Luis Borges: http://www.fundacionborges.com/
 recyclable cardboard installation: http://inhabitat.com/hexigloo-honeycomb-cardboard-pavilion-pops-up-in-bucharest/
 multifunctional: http://inhabitat.com/loop-a-multifunctional-piece-of-furniture-that-can-be-a-chair-chaise-bookshelf-or-table/
 Archidose: http://archidose.blogspot.com/2011/02/half-dose-83-other-same.html
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