Your Summer Destination, Made Possible By Recycled Skateboards
From Fast Company
January 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
New York’s PS1 will be graced by a giant "party wall" made from the cast-offs from making decks. Also, there are pool boys involved. Eco-friendly skateboard company Comet strives to minimize waste at its Ithaca, New York factory. But inevitably, there are scraps of wood leftover from the carving process. While they typically use the woodto heat the factory, or make "sweet cutting boards and other products," bro, this summer, the waste will find its sweetest home yet: at modern art outpost MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York, as the main building block of a massive outdoor installation where New Yorkers will spend the summer partying and mingling at concerts and events. The rather literally named Party Wall was created by url=http://www.co-da.eu/]CODA the Ithaca-based studio of architect Caroline O’Donnell who was selected as this year’s winner in the Young Architects Pro...
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