by Magdalena Swiech


Magdalena Swiech


BA Architecture

INPUT: Plastic (PET) bottles

PROCESS: Cleaning; processing into fabric; creation of garments

PLACES: recycling; industrial space; design studio; shop; workshop space; storage

OUTPUT: sustainably-sourced clothing

DESCRIPTION: The building was designed to reduce plastic pollution in Peckham. By creating a "living facade” the building gives people to see how their plastic waste can be used. They can easily place the bottles inside of the facade and follow its journey as it is cleaned, stored in the façade and then processed into new textiles. People are encouraged to participate by the offer of discounts on products in exchange for donations of PET bottles.