Antonia Edwards, the Queen of Upcycling – the art of discarded materials and found objects is not exploit, just to re, but to upgrade. The Motto: From “old and plain” is the “new and wow!” Always, the Design plays a big role.
In her book “Upcycled Homes” is about the big picture and not the Details – it comes to houses. In the three large RECLAIMED chapters “– From the old to the new”, “REVIVED – Fresh Flair in old walls” and “REIMAGINED Creative misuse” will be a total of presented 35 creative house projects. Upcycling is pretty much the opposite of Recycling. A process for the plastic waste to the ugliest garden benches in the world is processed. Quite different in the case of Edwards – all things have their distinctive style and their own story.
In her first book, Edwards devoted himself to individual objects – furniture, lamps, and small installations. In the Band “Upcycled Homes” everything is a number, larger and more impressive – the motivating copy-cat effect but to be the zuächst low. All the houses in the Band are simply impressive – the most, however, are also stunningly big and exclusive. So for the normal wage earners only on the Details of the Inspiration are interesting. There are, however, a lot. The Band provides excellent photos – so it’s not like that here, only the photos of Blogs are recycled. Add to that affectionate texts with interesting Details of the Work. Those little things invite you once again to Dream. These are suggestions which the reader can work, even if he wants to achieved not a 500-square-foot home. The sophisticated Collage House in India designed his fronts about a Puzzle from the old traditional window elements. However, individual buildings, such as sheds, gazebo in Bremen, prove how you also could, small purpose, such as a shed or Garage is quite different build – if only we had the courage to do so. “Upcycled Homes” is a book to browse, to Dream, which provides for the Interested, but also value-in-use.
In her first book, Edwards devoted himself to individual objects – furniture, lamps, and small installations. In the Band “Upcycled Homes” everything is a number, larger and more impressive – the motivating copy-cat effect but, unfortunately, low. All the houses in the Band are simply impressive – the most, however, are also stunningly big and exclusive. So for the Nomalverdiener only Details as Inspiration are interesting. The sophisticated Collage House in India designed his fronts about a Puzzle from the old traditional window elements. However, individual buildings, such as sheds, gazebo in Bremen, prove how you also could, small purpose, such as a shed or Garage is quite different build – if only we had the courage to do so.
The wings of the Wing Houses are made of the wings of the old Jets – cheaper than a conventional roof, the was not sure. Antonia Edwards warns of false expectations. “Recycling is not always the fastest and most cost-effective Option.” Old objects must first be cleaned and processed found. A complete house to equip, you have to be long years on the hunt. Who even old sheds or industrial buildings will transform in to a home, you must invest in the work-up more than in a house of the rod. For this he is rewarded with a unique home. And that is in the Trend: they have to Click through a platform such as Airbnb, you will always remain in the unique unique hanging.
love for the Material is essential. Popular wall cladding made from reclaimed wood are. It is only when you look closely, you can see how much work has been put in the old boards.
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