Gallery: Recycled Windshield Greenhouse Grows More Glass

 

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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