29 Jun '14, 10am

Great to see how "waste" products can be used in construction at the Brighton Waste House.

The Waste House has been 3 months in production, 12 months on site, and involved the installation of 20,000 toothbrushes, 2 tonnes of denim jeans, 4,000 DVD cases, 2,000 floppy discs, 2000 used carpet tiles (to clad the facades) on campus at The Faculty of Arts Grand Parade. The Brighton Waste House is a ‘live' research project and permanent new design workshop focused on sustainable development. It is situated on campus at The University of Brighton’s Faculty of Arts at Grand Parade. Designed by Senior Lecturer and Architect Duncan Baker-Brown together with undergraduate students, this project was built by apprentices from The Mears Group, students from City College Brighton & Hove and The Faculty of Arts as well as volunteers. In all over 250 students helped on site. The Brighton Waste House is the first permanent building in the UK to be constructed from waste, surplus ...

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