• The Paris Researcher Pioneering a New Way to Recycle Building Materials

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    The Paris-based designer and researcher Anna Saint Pierre is rethinking architectural preservation through her Granito project, which was awarded the Best Conscious Design prize at this year's WantedDesign Brooklyn.. Image © Anna Saint Pierre/Rimasùu
    Anna Saint Pierre's Granito project is harvesting the ingredients for new architectural building blocks from demolished structures. Rapid urban change comes and goes without many even noticing it. Entire slices of a city's history disappear overnight: What was once a wall of hewn stone is now fritted glass and buffed metal. The building site...
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