Amazing Homes out of Repurposed Materials Answered
"I think mobile homes are a blight on the planet... Attractive, affordable housing is possible and I'm out to prove it." - Dan Phillips
A man in Texas has started a program to build low-income housing out of trash and other found and donated materials. I know you are probably thinking to yourself "oh great, another beer can house," but these homes are actually quite artfully done. He is on a crusade to prove to the world that you can build stylish housing out of discarded materials. Completely self-taught and working with a limited crew, he makes highly-crafted and sturdy houses. He also requires that the eventual owner helps in the construction of the house so that they have a larger stake in its future.
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