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Taipei Amphitheater Built From Recycled Bottles, Cooled By Falling Water

Taipei Amphitheater Built From Recycled Bottles, Cooled By Falling Water

The EcoARK installation features a museum space that is air conditioned by falling water, and designed to maximize incoming natural lighting through clear recycled bottles.

Kyle Studstill

The EcoARK is a three-story amphitheater pavilion made up entirely of plastic bottles from Taiwan’s waste stream. The installation features a museum space, air conditioning which uses falling water collected during rainstorms, and a design to maximize incoming natural lighting through the clear bottles. The builders, Far Eastern Group, indicate the structure as the world’s first recycled structure of such magnitude.

Taipei Amphitheater Built From Recycled Bottles, Cooled By Falling Water

Far Eastern Group

[via Reuters]

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