The volunteer group started recycling the bricks from the former Harbour Board building in 2018.
A community effort to recycle material from Whangārei’s old Harbour Board building has come to a close and after two and a half years of chipping, project leader Andrew Garratt is counting nearly 40,000 bricks to be used in the new Hundertwasser Arts Centre.
Source: 40,000 bricks for Whangārei’s Hundertwasser – NZ Herald
Recycled bricks, corrugated cladding and oak flooring were used to build this barn-inspired extension to a house in Melbourne by Australian studio Whiting Architects.
Photography is by Sharyn Cairns.
via Whiting Architects adds utilitarian extension to Melbourne residence.
Kennedy Nolan Australian Architects used recycled clay bricks, concrete and rough-sawn timber to build the award-winning house, which is located only two blocks from the beach.
via Award-Winning Beach House made of Recycled Materials.
A good design should use as few resources as possible, and one of the best ways to achieve that is to build a structure using recycled materials. Architects Joshua Bolchover and John Lin of Rufwork have designed the Tongjiang Primary School with exactly this concept in mind. The school in the Jianxi Province of southeast China was built using recycled bricks from old broken down houses in the same district, salvaging these materials in innovative ways.
Read the entire article via Tongjiang Primary School in Rural China is Made from Recycled Bricks | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building.