alfredo santa cruz and his family built this house and matching play house out of used plastic bottles, tetra packs and cd cases. they used 1200 pet plastic bottles for the walls, 1300 milk and wine tetra pack boxes for the roof, 140 cd cases for the doors and windows, plus 320 pet bottles for the furniture.
in austin, texas, a village of 200 tiny houses is being built for the homeless. in upstate new york, rochester greenovation has designed a prototype for small-scale individualized shelters. homeless no more survival pods have been built in utah, micro-pods in florida, miniature homes in wisconsin
ecodomum has already built more than five hundred of these plastic panel houses in several cities in mexico, and is working on contracts for several hundred more, with the company's goal being to move into a larger working space and to expand throughout the country in 2016.
but thats all beginning to change, thanks to the work of architect oscar mendez. his company, conceptos plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses for those who need it, across colombia.
measuring a spacious 20 meters in diameter, the island floats on 100,000 plastic bottles with cabins of recycled wood. complete with beaches and waterfall, the island has become a popular tourist attraction as well as an extravagant home for sowa.
a wide variety of prefabricated plastic house options are available to you, such as carport, hotel, and villa. you can also choose from container, steel, and sandwich panel prefabricated plastic house there are 2,053 suppliers who sells prefabricated plastic house on alibaba.com, mainly located in asia.
the united states throws away enough plastic bottles to build 9257 of these 2 bedroom houses per day thats 3.37 million homes per year that could be built using recycled plastic bottles just as a side note, there are approximately 3.5 million homeless people in the united states.
artist gregory kloehn is giving new meaning to the tired adage, 'one man's trash is another man's treasure.' except in the case of his ongoing project, homeless homes, the word 'treasure' should be replaced with the phrase 'eclectic building materials for small but efficient mobile homes.' it takes longer to say, but it does a better job of capturing the ingenuity of the initiative, a housing
due to the low building costs, kloehn donates the houses on wheels to homeless people in the area. artist michael rakowitz recycles plastic bags for his urban shelter, nicknamed parasite .
plastic homes: a company is building homes made from 18 tonnes of recycled plastic in swansea. wooden backgammon set found on a scrapheap by a woman 50 years ago and kept under her sofa is
the initiative involves building portable homeless shelters that give those in pvgz addams' nonprofit 'huts for hope' builds wooden homes for the homeless. man builds an amazing house with recycled plastic bottles . oct 19, 2015 the idea of constructions without bricks and wood but the dumped plastic bottles the house is built with around 8000 dumped plastic bottles. the idea of plastic bottle house is even quite helpful for the homeless people.
gregory kloehn is using salvaged trash to make houses for the homeless. called the homeless homes project, kloehn upcycles shelters from found materials. artist builds tiny homes for homeless people out of salvaged materials with the homeless homes project gregory kloehn is using salvaged trash to make houses for the homeless.
artist gregory kloehn has been quietly addressing the problem of homelessness in oakland by building a number of unique, tiny homes for the homeless using repurposed and salvaged materials. this initiative is called the homeless homes project and through it, gregory has already provided several homes for the areas homeless.
these real life lego houses are built from bricks made of recycled plastic. 'a house takes just four people five days to build.'. this house might look like its made from bricks and mortar, but its actually made from plastic. and not just any plastic - waste plastic thats hard to recycle.
plastic homes: a company is building homes made from 18 tonnes of recycled plastic in swansea. they are fire and waterproof and stronger than concrete each house is made up of 18 tonnes of recycled plastic trash that would have been destined for waste tips across the country.
it consists of 28 wooden huts and 12 tents that flap in a bitter pacific wind. residents share a shower, toilet and kitchen tent, with food stored in plastic boxes to keep out the rats. until recently the cabins lacked heating or electricity, and the children who live there currently 11
portable and water-tight, this concept for homeless housing by paul elkin could meet the demands of a certain segment of the homeless population that prefers to remain transient. resembling an extremely compact version of an rv, this low-impact structure contains fold-away furniture, a mattress, a toilet, and even a kitchen.
with the building blocks, locals can build their own houses, emergency shelters, community halls, and classrooms. a home for one family will take four people five days to construct with the recycled building blocks and theres no construction experience necessary. the blocks fit together like legos.
lego houses made from waste plastic house the homeless this house might look like its made from bricks and mortar, but its actually made from plastic. and not just any plastic - waste plastic thats hard to recycle.
this 2 bedroom house built from recycled plastic bottles is bulletproof and fireproof and can withstand earthquakes. oh, and it also reportedly holds a comfy year-round temperature of 64 degrees f. the bottles were filled with sand and are held together by mud and cement to form a solid wall that supposedly is stronger than cinder clocks.
man builds an amazing house with recycled plastic bottles posted by mmk on oct 19, 2015 you might have heard about tiny houses and tree houses built at the beautiful sights, but some creative brains successfully formed the homes from recycled materials.
design enthusiast paul elkins has built this unit to meet the demands of the rapidly growing homeless society - a kind of substitute for the grocery cart situation. mobile homeless shelter design
the passive house consists of a wood frame and insulation blocks that are put together with long wood screws. the pop-up house is designed to be used as a low-cost home or office and is 100% removable and recyclable. above, the pop-up house is built in just four days with a group of workers, keeping labor costs at an absolute minimum.
solve the problem by building a sturdy goat house with wood pallets. stand two 4-by-4-foot wooden pallets upright so they meet at a right, 90-degree, angle at the corner. use two large metal l-shaped brackets and screws to attach them to each other at the angle.
at $2,200 each, tiny houses can shelter the homeless . shelter the homeless in tiny homes. each house costs only $2,200 for wood and building materials. volunteers, students, neighbors and
lego-like architecture: $5,000 homes from recycled plastic blocks. a company in colombia is tackling plastic waste issues and affordable housing with a single ingenious solution: interlocking lego-like bricks that can be used to build houses for a few thousand dollars per structure.
pallets, doors, refrigerator parts, discarded plastic sheeting and washing machines are all upcycled into walls, roofs, doors, windows, wheels and locks. much of the material is from illegally dumped trash piled up on the streets of semi-industrial west oakland, california. the foundation and floors of the houses in the homeless homes project are typically made from wooden pallets. with the help of volunteers, kloehn can make a home in 2-3 days out of five pallets. several homes are also