The Great Office Furniture Diaspora
As office furniture manufacturers design more sustainable, modular and modern furniture systems, current office furniture will become increasingly obsolete and undesirable. It is anticipated that in the next five to ten years, a flood of this dated office furniture will hit the resale market and the landfills. Please find here our favorite solutions for this coming crisis.
Add fabric to clay to make bricks
Use for rebar
Use for formwork
Use as concrete reinforcement
Use as scaffolding
Use panels as thermal/ acoustic insulation: place within walls during construction or line interior walls
Use steel interior panel frames for framing houses
Use as residential flooring
Use for dance floor
Use panel fabric as fiber fill
Recycle parts using low-wage workers to disassemble (prisons, group homes, etc.)
Wear paint off w/ water and sand (the way the ocean wears down glass) to make materials more recyclable
But we haven't just been making lists. Check out blueprints and photos of new construction in our Sketch Book.