An undulating canopy of cardboard tubes by american studio cristina parreo architecture and students from mit hovered over visitors at the arcomadrid art fair in spain last month slideshow more. The department of building technology at the faculty of architecture at tu delft is studying and developing cardboard as a potential building material on a broad systematic and where possible comprehensive basis. Cardboard in architecture an overview elise van dooren fons verheijen abstract the image of cardboard still remains that of a packaging material but in the last few years at home and abroad different projects have been built using cardboard this article gives a broad spectrum of projects and products using cardboard. Has cardboard architectures moment finally arrived this home doesnt need a foundation its vastly lighter than a normal house it costs just 28000 oh and its made out of paper. Surprisingly the architects and designers behind the cardboard house claim the structure can last for up to a century the wikkelhouse is currently sold and built in different countries including germany the united kingdom luxembourg belgium and denmark examples of cardboard architecture
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