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Recycled Windshield Greenhouse Grows More Glass

Posted By KG On February 1, 2010 @ 12:42 am In Botanical,Gardening,Recycled Materials,Sustainable Building | 2 Comments

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Recycled windshields [1] are busting out of the woodwork, from French country gardens [2] to swank sub/urban surfaces [3]. The protective pupa shown here (“la serre” is French for “greenhouse”) transforms more motive motives into regenerative ones, à la auto glass gone wild [4], 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 [5]

Photos by Sebastien Ramirez


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URLs in this post:

[1] Recycled windshields: http://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/Recycled_Windshield_Glass

[2] French country gardens: http://www.cyberarchi.com/actus&dossiers/paysagisme-amenagement-exterieur-jardin/index.php?dossier=71&article=11835

[3] swank sub/urban surfaces: http://www.greenhouseeffect.co.uk/recycled-glass.php

[4] auto glass gone wild: http://translate.google.com/translate?js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=1&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cyberarchi.com%2Factus%26dossiers%2Fpaysagisme-amenagement-exterieur-jardin%2Findex.php%3Fdossier%3D71%26article%3D11835&sl=fr&tl=en

[5] CyberArchi: http://www.cyberarchi.com/

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