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From Garbage to Gorgeous

7.01.2014

I admire the Brits. They are so industrious when it comes to re-using materials in an unusual way and this house is just another example of their brilliance. Made almost solely from waste and recycled materials, this house, constructed at the University of Brighton's Grand Parade campus, is an ongoing experiment in waste management. The story of how it was built is worth the read. Can you imagine walls filled with used video cassettes and jeans for insulation? How about toothbrushes? Click here for the whole story and all 54 pictures of the process. 

Walls filled with jeans and video cassettes act as insulation. 




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