“The walls are clad with large pre-fabricated slabs of concrete. Mixed with pulverized limestone and copper, the principal materials used to build the villa, the concrete cladding will turn green. Water enriched with copper ions running down the façade will accelerate the change. Through this compressed process of patinization, the new building will make a journey in time to the meet the genius loci.” Gigon Guyer, Oskar Reinhart Collection Am Römerholz, Winterthur, Switgzerland, 1998..
We like to keep good green materials resources tucked away for that eventual day when we own a home and are working on a design/renovation. So, here's a list of some of the best eco-friendly and sustainable kitchen countertops currently on the market.
Trending: Rich & Bold Velvet Velvet in fashion industry has taken off the past few seasons, while the current trend has almost inevatibly transferred into the design world. I’m always attracted to tactile materials, velevet not only feels soft but...
A JADEITE AND DIAMOND PENGUIN PENDANT/BROOCH Designed as a pavé-set diamond penguin enhanced with a carved jadeite cabochon of icy vivid emerald green material, to a ruby-set eye, mounted in 18k white gold