School of Fish Floats to Make Fine Cuisine Sustainable | Home Design Find
RSS

Home Design Find

1 Comment »

School of Fish Floats to Make Fine Cuisine Sustainable

School of Fish1 green
An elegant floating outdoor dining room just big enough to top a small platform made buoyant by 1,700 plastic bottles turns some scrounged-up lumber into a little bit of magic for an instructive 6 course meal in Vancouver, Canada.
School of Fish2 green
The project is a fundraiser for the School of Fish Foundation. Founder Shannon Ronalds wants to raise the money and awareness needed to change worldwide culinary education to require a comprehensive sustainable seafood course for graduation.

School of Fish3 green
No builder, nevertheless he battled through permitting and had his idea built off-site of re-used lumber and a born-again plastic roof, and hired a crane to place the finished structure.

School of Fish4 green
Loki Ocean Marine Surveyors and Yacht Designers helped him figure out just how many plastic bottles he would need for flotation, which in turn determined the maximum size and weight of his exclusive floating dining room.

School of Fish5 green
It floats on almost 1,700 plastic bottles – each one individually rescued from the sea – visible through a glass floor. These are used for flotation, but also, they serve as a constant reminder underfoot that there is no “away” any more – a visceral education and reminder to future restaurateurs that the food industry is the source of plastic waste. Change begins with them.

School of Fish6 green
The idea is to empower the world’s up and coming chefs to change the restaurant industry worldwide.

Not tired after his construction project, School of Fish founder Ronalds will serve as sommelier and host for all 60 nights (through the end of September 2010) for the delectable sustainable fundraiser.

You can receive our articles for free in your email inbox or subscribe to our RSS feed. Just enter your email below for the email subscription:

| Buy | Print

One comment so far to “School of Fish Floats to Make Fine Cuisine Sustainable”
  1. School of Fish Floats to Make Fine Cuisine Sustainable | Furniture Stores List Design Blog Says:

    [...] is a post from Home Design FindSchool of Fish Floats to Make Fine Cuisine Sustainable This entry was posted in Outdoor and Patio. Bookmark the permalink. ← Torchiere Floor [...]

Leave a Comment