Recycled Urban Design

Urban Fabric, a landscape architecture and urban design firm in Israel, uses recycled tiles, benches and more in their park designs.
January 22, 2011, 9am PST | Tim Halbur
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Miryam Park in Givatayim is one park benefiting from Urban Fabric's recycling plan. Reporter Ilan Lior talked to architects Havi Livne and Heli Ellul Tselniker:

"We were approached by the Givatayim municipality, which told us there was a donor who wanted to build a park focused on recycling. He envisioned all the things we already have in our daily lives - bottle recycling, paper products and so on. But we felt the idea needed to be moved up a notch."

They wanted recycling to be "a strategy to run the city by. The materials we use haven't left the city and if they do, they come back.""

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Published on Thursday, January 20, 2011 in Ha'aretz
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