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SCRAPHOUSE DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE

Posted By Evelyn Lee On September 18, 2006 @ 6:14 pm In Announcements,Architecture,Art,Recycled Materials,San Francisco | No Comments

Scraphouse Main [1]

Scraphouse [2] made an appearance on Inhabitat last June when it made its debut during World Environment Day 2005 on the lawn in front of the City Hall in San Francisco. A sort of 3-D collage of found objects — primarily scrap material destined for landfill and recycling plants — Scraphouse [2] was assembled in six short weeks.

Although no remnants of the building remain on the City Hall lawn, Scraphouse [2] can be seen from conception to completion in print, online, and — as of tonight — on TV. Anna Fitch and her team have produced a 46-minute fast-paced documentary of the 6-week build blitz, which premiers today on the National Geographic Channel [3] at 10pm (ET). Be sure to check your local listings for any time changes.

Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker, Anna Fitch, conceived the project with the help of Public Architecture [4] in collaboration with a fantastic group of architects, landscape architects, lighting specialists, and metal fabricators.

+ Scraphouse [2] on Inhabitat
+ Scraphouse Webpage [5]
+ Public Architecture [4]
+ National Geographic Channel [3]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/blog/2006/09/18/scraphouse-documentary-premiere/

[2] Scraphouse: http://inhabitat.com/blog/2005/06/03/scraphouse/

[3] National Geographic Channel: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/ET/daily/20060918.html

[4] Public Architecture: http://www.publicarchitecture.org

[5] Scraphouse Webpage: http://www.scraphouse.org/

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