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Winners Announced for a School Made from Recycled Plastic in Mexico

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14 Sep 2019
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By Roger Thorp
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Winners Announced for a School Made from Recycled Plastic in Mexico

Archstorming, an architectural platform that organizes international competitions, has released the results for the Tulum Plastic School contest. In fact, participants were challenged to design a school made of recycled plastic, tackling the current issue of pollution in Mexico.

The competition gathered 230 proposals from more than 50 nationalities, and the challenge consisted of imagining a school for the NGOs MOM I’M FINE Project and Los Amigos de la Esquina in Tulum, Mexico, using recycled plastic as a main material of construction, new to the architectural world. Through this problematic, participants showcased innovations in design and architecture, creating inventive projects in order to raise awareness. Alternative Techniques included reusing plastic bottles, fruit boxes or plastic pallets.

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SOURCE: ARCH DAILY


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