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Recycled Windshield Greenhouse Grows More Glass

by , 02/01/10

sustainable design, green design, recycled materials, sustainable building, windshield greenhouse, windshield, auto, glass, ceramics, greenhouse, euro, french

Recycled windshields are busting out of the woodwork, from French country gardens to swank sub/urban surfaces. The protective pupa shown here (“la serre” is French for “greenhouse”) transforms more motive motives into regenerative ones, à la auto glass gone wild, nailed to firewood beams and each other and slated for a greenhouse roof. “I like the idea of recovery,” says maker Sebastien Ramirez, who created this warm cocoon without a budget.

Via CyberArchi

Photos by Sebastien Ramirez


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  1. San Francisco's Solar "... September 15, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    [...] techniques. The home’s entrance is emblazoned with a “greenskin” made up of recycled glazed windows assembled together into a multifaceted façade. The units were sourced from local reclamation yards [...]

  2. rami February 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    Thanks for this publication, 3 more winshield greenhouses was built, 1 at “Le louvre” museum and another one at the “jardin des tuileries”, more informations at lilietrami@me.com, if you want a sample in america we are in new york untill 24th february 2010, we’ll enjoy. Rami :-)

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