The Rapid Re(f)use Project Proposes Constructing Buildings With Waste

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: & designboom
People are really starting to get creative with their sustainability concepts, and by 'creative' I may mean 'far-fetched,' but you be the judge after checking out the Rapid Re(f)use project.

Proposed by NYC-based architects Terreform, the Rapid Re(f)use project suggests New York city uses it's vast amounts of trash and waste instead of throwing it in landfills. How so? Why, construction, of course. The first building design concept can be seen in the gallery above.

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