Thursday, August 23, 2012

From The Pop-Up City
Recycled Shadows In Madrid

It is estimated that about 938,000 copies of free newspapers are distributed daily in Madrid, out of which a large ends up in the trash. Under the name ‘Recycled Shadow’, the Spanish architecture collective Meva transforms wasted newspapers into precious shades for the madrileños. For this project, wasted newspapers are folded into paper windmills and attached to a nylon string holding them all together. Once numerous pieces are attached, the structure finds its new purpose.

Read more: Shadows In Madrid — The Pop-Up City

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