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Trash to treasure - how to use recycled materials to their advantage, and when not to

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Mate, KJH, Trash to treasure - how to use recycled materials to their advantage, and when not to, How to Rethink Building Materials: Creating Ecological Housing for the Designer, Builder and Homeowner, CL Creations, D Clarke (ed), Australia, pp. 30-31. ISBN 978 0 98054 298 1 (2014) [Other Book Chapter]


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Abstract

Salvaging objects from one product and transforming them into another has been done for millennia. Done well, it can not only be fun and an inspiration, it can also dramatically improve the sustainability of buildings and interiors. The following guiding principles explain what is a good re-use and what is not.

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Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:sustainable materials, interior design, building materials and waste, furniture, materials selection
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Interior Design
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction Materials Performance and Processes
Objective Field:Construction Materials Performance and Processes not elsewhere classified
Author:Mate, KJH (Ms Kirsty Mate)
ID Code:93301
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2014-07-24
Last Modified:2014-07-25
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