Short&Sweet: an interview with designer Christien Meindertsma about her project and book “Bottom Ash Oberservatory”.
Christien Meindertsma: The material in waste is worth money, if you can separate it. That is the funny thing about waste: It’s not worth anything, unless you extract it and separate it. Therefore it’s also supposed to look like a rich material.
In Designed for the future, Jared Green asked eighty global leaders who shape our built and natural environments the same question: what gives you hope that a sustainable future is possible? For the book Designed for the future, I wrote a short essay about ZUS Architects and Het Schieblock, a dutch laboratory for urban development in Rotterdam, transforming and revitalizing the building and its surroundings. Read my piece for Designed for the future below.