PET Wall, Transstudio

PET Wall

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A “breathing” luminous curtain made of repurposed consumer beverage containers Light is essential to the realization of architecture, yet in the process of design and construction it is commonly an afterthought. Not only is the source of light important for the quality of illumination within a space, but also the materials used to capture, filter, […]

PET Orb

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Installations composed of repurposed ubiquitous consumer objects achieve strength using weak materials. Like the PET Wall, the PET Orb is another potential manifestation of the PET-based light curtain, in this case a segmented partial dome. Constructed over temporary formwork, the PET Orb showcases the inherent structural integrity of stacked PET bottles arrayed in a honeycomb […]