Monday, March 5, 2012

NIM: Rubble Flooring

Dave Hakkens likes continuity.  Dave also dislikes waste.  So, when he considered the waste produced when a building is demolished to make way for a new one, Dave asked "why can't we re-use what's being destroyed in the new building?"  Why indeed.

Inspired by traditional terrazzo floors, Dave set out to create a new flooring technique that re-uses demolition rubble.  Only 20-30% of the flooring is new material, and pretty much any old material can be used depending on the colour or texture desired.

Here's how Dave created the samples:

1 comment:

  1. John Henry Goico John Henry GoDecember 22, 2012 at 2:43 AM

    In fact, I spoke to several distributors and manufacturers that had record years in 2010 -  up as much as 15 percent.  Duropal


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