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Junk art by Derek Scholte

A shameless plug for my own artwork. I create objects made from materials other people regard junk.

You can take a look at my portfolio here

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Keng Lye life like resin artworks

Keng Lye (Singapore) creates stunning life like artworks with nothing more than some paint and resin. He carefully builds the objects layer by layer. Wow!

More of his work can be found here

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Dietrich Wegner – playhouse sculptures

Mushroom Playhouses created by Dietrich Wegner. Beautiful contradictions in these pieces. Fluffy : but deadly, playful : but serious.

Check out his work here

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Kathy Grieb Kennedy And Dan Jones (Tinkerbots)

Dan Jones creates awesome robots made from scrap. He is a big inspiration for my work, his level of detail is incredible. In short: just check it out yourself.

Kathy Grieb Kennedy created a few stunning collages with a few of his robots.

Check out Dan Jones and Kathy Grieb Kennedy.

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Pressure printing

If you enjoy the low brow and pop surrealist artists featured on ecocreative, and got some money burning in your pocket, you might want to check out the guys and girls of pressure printing. They use old printing techniques to create high quality prints of amazing artists.

Check them out here

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Mobile pizzeria in a skip

Another great use of old shipping containers: create a mobile pizzaplace. Why? Because they could. If you ever visit San Francisco, make sure to check it out.

Del Popolo portable pizzaplace

Earthbag houses (part 2)

Earthbag houses are great. Very solid, easy to build and cheap. A great solution for green people with small pockets.

Owen Geiger from the Geiger research Institute of Sustainable building has quite a few plans (even free ones!) on this site.

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In Pieces – multi-media collaboration between Nathan Sawaya and Dean West

“In pieces” is a multi-media collaboration between Nathan Sawaya (Sculptor) and Dean West (Photographer).

The images have been constructed using modern photography techniques, combined with specially sculpted LEGO® objects placed within the scenes.

More photographs after the jump and here

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Underwater sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor

Astonishing work. I love the photographs of the underwater sculptures. These sculptures will become a part of the oceon in time. Great idea, great sculptures, love it.

Check out more photographs here

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A tree house from Terunobu Fujimori

This is one wacky, strange treehouse slash teahouse. It looks odd and outplaced, but I like it.

More pictures (also from the architect) can be found here