United_Bottle

UNITED_BOTTLE by UNITED_BOTTLE GROUP


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UNITED_BOTTLE at Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich


UNITED_BOTTLE by United_Bottle Group

DIRK HEBEL,
Dipl. Arch. ETH/SIA, MArch Princeton University

TOBIAS KLAUSER,
Dipl. Arch. ETH

HANSPETER LOGO,
CEO Logo-Plastic AG, Switzerland

JÖRG STOLLMANN,
Dipl. Ing. TU Berlin, MArch Princeton University

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UNITED_BOTTLE with help by:

ILKA & ANDREAS RUBY, Berlin, Germany

D-Arch ETH Zurich, Switzerland

FME AG Burgdorf, Chr. Fahrni, Burgdorf, Switzerland

LOGO-PLASTIC AG, Pratteln, Switzerland

Nicole Ineichen, Andri Luescher, Christian Stark


Awards
Awards


UNITED_BOTTLE, Project Description

PREMISE

Fifty billion PET bottles are currently circulating in Europe alone. Since the obligatory bottle deposit was introduced, the return quota has exceeded 90 percent. PET bottles can be used as returnable bottles as well as recycled, and transformed into a variety of products - from all form of PET vessels to textiles, such as linings and fleece fabrics. This process - called "Up-cycling" - mostly occurs in China ... >> more


UNITED_BOTTLE

UNITED_BOTTLE, Project Description

CIRCUITS

The UNITED_BOTTLE scenario is based on the idea that newly designed PET bottles can be taken out of the regular recycling circuits in case of crisis or specific demand, in order to be used as instant building materials for temporary housing.


Circuits

UNITED_BOTTLE, Project Description

CRISES

Relief organizations and NGOs face two major challenges during a state of emergency: the distribution of drinking water and the construction of emergency shelter. In a state of emergency, the Human Rights Commission, or Nato transport tons of technical equipment by air. UNITED_BOTTLE porposes to short-circuit the cycles of consumer goods ... >> more


Palett

UNITED_BOTTLE, Project Description

CRISES AREAS

In order to establish and run temporary settlements in crisis areas, it is crucial to construct emergency shelters as quickly as possible. Thus, the best strategy is one that can integrate locally available materials. Governments and NGOs can employ the UNITED_BOTTLE ... >> more


Materials

UNITED_BOTTLE, Project Description

UNITED SHELTER

UNITED_BOTTLE is a PET water bottle and a prefabricated building unit. Leading producers of mineral water as well as NGOs could use it for their water sales or distribution. The bottle is integrated into the regular PET recycling circuits. It arrives in foiled six-packs on palettes ... >> more


Bottles

May 2007, First Prototype (Stereolithography, 3D-Print)
Stereolithography

Concept Rendering
Rendering

Concept Rendering
Rendering

UNITED_BOTTLE @ Van Alen Institute, New York,, 2008
Van Alen

UNITED_BOTTLE @ ICFF, New York, May 17 - 20, 2008
ICFF