Tag Archives: China

A Hong Kong Apothecary Made from Reclaimed Ship’s Wood: Remodelista

Ooh La La! Two of my favorite things – reclaimed ship wood and gorgeous pictures of it.  Check out Remodelista for the rest of the story (and amazing photos).

Aesop, Canton Road Hong Kong, Old Boat Plank Cabinets | Remodelista

Using reclaimed ship wood, Chinese/German architecture firm Cheungvogl created a one-of-a-kind installation for the Aesop shop on Canton Road in Hong Kong.

Aesop, Canton Road Hong Kong, Old Boat Plank Cabinets | Remodelista

Aesop, Canton Road Hong Kong, Old Boat Plank Cabinets | Remodelista

via A Hong Kong Apothecary Made from Reclaimed Ship’s Wood: Remodelista.

Nike built a store in China entirely out of trash | Grist

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As you can see, it’s just the interior that’s made out of trash — not the concrete walls and floors, for instance. The company that built this store for Nike actually has built an entire building out of trash, though, Environmental Leader says: It’s called the EcoARK, and it’s in Taipei. Next project: Put the trash store in the trash building.

via Nike built a store in China entirely out of trash | Grist.

Eelpocalypse: Tens of thousands of dead eels wash up on Guangdong beaches, nobody knows why… : TreeHugger

Eels, are one of the coolest animals on the planet. Which is why they get an honorary post on the RA today.

Now it’s eels’ turn, it seems. According to a report by Sina.com (translated by Google), residents report that tens of thousands of dead eels have washed up on the shores of Guangdong.

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via Eelpocalypse: Tens of thousands of dead eels wash up on Guangdong beaches, nobody knows why… : TreeHugger.