concrete HRS stools made of recycled materials found at construction sites concrete HRS stools made of recycled materials found at construction sites
may 18, 2015

concrete HRS stools made of recycled materials found at construction sites

concrete HRS stools made of recycled materials found at construction sites
all images by HRS – javier agustín rojas

 

 

argentinian architects sebastian hoepner, javier agustín rojas and federico sartor have designed the concrete ‘HRS stool‘ made from recycled materials they have collected from construction sites. the seating objects are defined by a supporting frame of three iron bars, combined with freshly mixed concrete for the seat — both mediums typically found outside building properties under development in buenos aires — moulded from an empty bucket of paint or plaster. the ‘HRS stools’ offer a way in which industrial waste could potentially be re-invisioned as something new and applicable for contemporary society and everyday use.

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there’s plenty of colour in the world: why add more? long live concrete.


the design considers how to reuse some of construction sites’ most typical waste: buckets, iron bars and concrete


the structural bars are fixed inside cleaned and recycled buckets, set in place by concrete

 
concrete HRS stools made of recycled materials found at construction sites


discarded paint buckets are used to mould the concrete seats


different concrete is used to cast each stool, making them unique


the stools come in varying heights

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the ‘HRS stools’ are good for indoor and outdoor use


not just for home, the seats are are also ideal for use in bars or cultural spaces


the stools propose an informal seating arrangement

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the ‘HRS stools’ are abstractly rough

 

 

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edited by: andrea chin | designboom

 

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