Center Island - A Plastic Bottle Island

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Published on February 6, 2009

Author: McHow2

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Center Island : Center Island A Plastic Bottle - Biorock Island The Idea is: : The Idea is: To create a Floating Biorock on Plastic Bottles How do we do that? : How do we do that? We build rigid steel compartments Leave access doors in each compartment Fill the compartments with plastic bottles Float & assemble the compartments Add shade netting on top of the compartments Add sand and soil on top of the netting Plant mangroves & palm trees Build a Marine Research Center Build a Classroom And here is the Plan: : And here is the Plan: And the Size : And the Size 123 m2 in total Am I… : Am I… It has all been done before! : It has all been done before! When asked,Thomas Goreau said: : When asked,Thomas Goreau said: “It is very do-able if we have a Rigid Frame and enough Plastic Bottles” A Floating Biorock : A Floating Biorock Built by Chris Brown and Thomas Goreau Funded by the Australian Government Richie Sowa’s Spiral Island : Richie Sowa’s Spiral Island After only 3 Years Built on PLASTIC BOTTLES! And here is How it Works : And here is How it Works + The Compartments : The Compartments = Assembling the Compartments : Assembling the Compartments Let’s see how to Start! : Let’s see how to Start! Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Assembling Compartments : Assembling Compartments Adding Bollards, : Adding Bollards, Soil, Sand and Mangroves : Soil, Sand and Mangroves Plants and Trees : Plants and Trees Add Solar Energy, : Add Solar Energy, Add Solar Energy, : Add Solar Energy, Wind & Wave Power : Wind & Wave Power A Data Collection Center : A Data Collection Center And a Classroom : And a Classroom Add Some Fancy Stuff : Add Some Fancy Stuff & Some Detail Work : & Some Detail Work Building Center Island - Part 1 : Building Center Island - Part 1 8 x 12,5 m3 = 100 m34 x 10,0 m3 = 40 m3 : 8 x 12,5 m3 = 100 m34 x 10,0 m3 = 40 m3 140 m3 Storage Room Some Extra Strength : Some Extra Strength Some Strutting And then Plastic Bottles! : And then Plastic Bottles! What Do We Need ? : What Do We Need ? 720 Meters of Construction Iron a 9mm 260 Meters of Construction Iron a 12mm 21 Rolls of Fence Wire a 20m2 (or more iron) 65 Meters of Water Pipe + 56 Corners (doors) 48’000 Plastic Bottles (4000 Boxes) 130m2 Plastic Netting (Shade Nets) 40 Tons of Sand and Soil Building Material SPONSORS for Electricity Equipment Man- and Women Power, lots of it! Koh Sun!We Can Do It! : Koh Sun!We Can Do It! Fin : Fin Copyright 2009 G.Urben

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