Although Milan is well-known for its fashion industry; every season there is a new line of clothes for the fashion victims to keep up with the latest trends.
But what happens with all these products and clothes? Their high quality is meant to last a life time, while their aesthetics have an extremely short life-span. Do they go to charity after they go out of fashion? Are they sold? Do they end up in the waste bin? Or couldn't they simply return to where they were manufactured such as the PHILIPPINES?
I've been looking into manufacturers in the Philippines as my site is located there and foudn this very interesting project by MVRDV. A house made out of clothes. This could be a great solution for my shelter in terms of the climate conditions. I could improve the living conditions regarding humidity, noise, warmth...