Gallery: Solar Shanghai Pavilion Made From Used CD Cases

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Preparations for the Shanghai World Expo 2010 are heating up and many countries are getting in on the action by designing structures for the space. We couldn’t help but be dazzled by the Shanghai Corporate Pavilion by Atelier Feichang Jianzhu, but we were even more impressed to learn that the fascinating building is composed of thousands of plastic tubes made from used CD cases! Read on to find out what other green features the pavilion is incorporating besides the extensive use of recycled materials.

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  1. virgiawang February 21, 2010 at 8:22 am

    fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! proud of being a shanghaiese…

  2. DMVTO September 14, 2009 at 9:50 am

    This is great. It reminds me of the work done by “The Garbage Warrior” (Michael Reynolds) http://www.garbagewarrior.com/. This is just what this planet needs. Well done.

  3. Laurence September 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    amazing

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