Bottom ash observatory

an incinerated municipal solid waste expedition

Christien Meindertsma

gebonden: € 90.00: GRATIS verzending! (NL)
ISBN: 9789081865210, geïllustreerd, 160 blz., April 2015, Engels
Formaat: 43.3 (h) x 30.4 (b) x 2.1 (d) cm. Gewicht: 2064 gram.

Uitgever: Idea Books B.V.

illustrator: Mathijs Labadie; Roel van Tour; Christien Meindertsma

beschrijving

Following a tour through the largest and most energy-efficient waste-to-energy plant in the world, Dutch artist and designer Christien Meindertsma became intrigued with the dark residue leftover by the process of incinerating municipal solid waste. Using a 25-kilo sample of raw bottom ash, as it is called, she demonstrates the rich properties and versatility of this resource by successfully gleaning numerous materials from it by hand - among them valuable reusable ones such as zinc, aluminium, copper, and silver. Meindertsma commissioned photographer Mathijs Labadie to document every step of this exhaustively precise process in a surprisingly scientific inquiry.

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