Picture of the Month

Altes Gerümpel aus Eisen – Oktober 2014/Bildquelle: urbanmining.at

Picture of the month – October

Ein altes Fahrrad und noch anderes Gerümpel aus einer Garage. Alles aus Eisen; der Rost nagt daran. Bald schon wird das alte Eisen eingeschmolzen und zu neuem Stahl verarbeitet. Vielleicht ...

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Sandale aus alten Autoreifen - September 2014/Bildquelle: urbanmining.at

Picture of the month – September

Upcycling in Afrika: Lange bevor es bei uns hipp wurde. Sandalen aus alten Autoreifen haben dort Tradition. In Eritrea wurden sie zum Symbol für die Unabhängigkeitsbewegung. Dieses Modell ...

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Picture of the month - August 2014

Picture of the month – August

Mitten in Frankfurt am Main. Ein altes Haus weicht einem Wolkenkratzer.Beton, Bewehrungseisen, Kabel, Klimaanlagen, Ziegelsteine - alles Rohstoffe aus der urbanen Mine. Picture of the...

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Picture of the month – July 2014 / Bildquelle urbanmining

Picture of the month – July

Picture of the month - July  This is one of the few buildings in Cesky Krumlov, which has not been renovated. The whole place is a big museum: centuries-old houses have been preserved as...

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wasserschloss

Picture of the month – June

Bild des Monats: Ein ehemaliges Wasserschloss Zilina ist ein Ort in der Zentral Slowakei. In allen ehemaligen Ostblockländern gibt es viele historische Bauwerke, deren Bausubstanz noch...

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Picture of the month – May 2014 / Bildquelle urbanmining

Picture of the month – May

Many resources, concentrated on a confined space, that's what many cities are like. Here, for example, La Paz, the third biggest city in Bolivia. In 1548 it was founded by Alonso de Mendoza ...

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Anker eines Elektromotors, in der Mitte durchgeschnitten

Picture of the Month – April

The inner part of an engine, the so called anchor, cut through in the middle. Pure steel which can be reused entirely. Bild des Monats: Metallener Anker Das Innenstück eines...

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Picture of the month - March 2014/Bildquelle urbanmining.at

Picture of the Month – March

Along a highway in Turkmenistan we found this abandoned conveyor system. It consists almost entirely of iron, which could be recycled. But probably the disassembly and further transport to...

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Plattenbau

Picture of the Month – February

An industrialised apartment block in Tashkent, descending from the time when Uzbekistan was still part of the USSR. The advantage of these buildings was that fast living space was created...

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