Pop-up cafe is a (straw) monument to sustainability

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We've written numerous stories about pop-up spaces and sustainable innovations, but a new exhibition in Melbourne combines the two with a temporary cafe that's designed to demonstrate creative ways to put sustainability into practice. Constructed about a month ago in Melbourne's Federation Square, Greenhouse by Joost is built entirely from recycled and recyclable materials. Straw bales, for example, are set into a fully recyclable steel framework that was uncoiled and cut on site, thereby forming the structure's exterior walls. Floors are made of deconstructed shipping crates, tables are fabricated from redundant fire hydrants, chairs are put together from restructured street…

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