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Shell.ter is a Funky Pergola Tunnel Made From 84 Ordinary Plastic Chairs in Portugal
Posted By Tafline Laylin On December 17, 2012 @ 11:16 am In Architecture,Art,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Innovation,Recycled Materials | No Comments
Instead of inviting people to come to the park and sit on plastic chairs, Shell.ter encourages a whole new association – a funky pergola tunnel that is tall enough to play under. Visitors can lean against it, eschew it altogether for a dip in the nearby river, or simply enjoy the fantastic play of light as the sun’s rays hit the arch .
Albeit not the most earth-shattering design we have showcased on our site, there is value in looking at old materials anew, and in creating temporary, recyclable pavilions  that have zero environmental impact. Next year the project, which has dimensions of 5,70m x 4m x 2,75m, can be re-assembled for further outdoor fun.
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photography via João Marques, Eva Vieira, José Calisto
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 ordinary plastic chairs: http://inhabitat.com/simple-wheelchairs-made-from-reused-plastic-chairs-help-injured-people-in-rwanda/
 LIKEarchitects: http://likearchitects.com
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 the arch: http://inhabitat.com/the-arch-by-3xn-is-a-striking-day-lit-culture-center-in-norway/
 temporary, recyclable pavilions: http://inhabitat.com/tag/temporary-pavilion/
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