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Noble salvages – History is right at home as architects rethink the remnants of time.

”Generally, the industry knocks something down, sends it to somebody else and it’s recycled,” Ho says. ”What we try to do is keep things on site. Our whole perspective is to demonstrate that we can take responsibility for the things that we consume.”

A chandelier made from a staircase.

A chandelier made from a staircase.

”The old blond brick warehouse on Anstey station was totally covered with graffiti,” Breathe design director Jeremy McLeod says. Bricks salvaged when the building was demolished were reused in the lobby, making a virtue of the graffiti.

”The bricklayers loved it. They’re used to graffiti artists destroying their brickwork, so they got to reassemble it the way they saw fit. The new pixelated effect of the graffiti looks sensational,” McLeod says.

The rear of Cubo house.

The rear of Cubo house.

via Noble salvages.