12 Feb '12, 8pm

플라스틱 병의 또다른 용도. 훌륭한 건축자재네요. 아르헨티나의 지방에 사는 가족들이 1300개의 PET병을 이용해서 완성

플라스틱 병의 또다른 용도. 훌륭한 건축자재네요. 아르헨티나의 지방에 사는 가족들이 1300개의 PET병을 이용해서 완성

Photos: Courtesy of house owners. At Puerto Iguazu, near the frontier between Argentina and Brazil, lies this amazing house made entirely with recycled materials. Made by a local family, its walls have over 1200 PET bottles and its ceiling, more than 1300 Tetra Pak cartons. Find out more and see more pics inside. The house is an initiative of Alfredo Santa Cruz and his family, who did it as a personal project to show the enormous value of materials we throw everyday. "Domestic waste can be transformed into useful stuff. We developed our own technique, which allows people to build a house that's perfectly functional at a very low cost and with their own hands. This is not just a project, but a reality," says Alfredo Santa Cruz. The family is now open to give free courses about construction with recovered materials (asking only for travel expenses and a place to stay) with t...

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