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Offline biro

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House in Nigeria made out of plastic bottles
« on: November 09, 2011, 02:34:03 PM »
A house in the town of Yelwa, Nigeria, is drawing new visitors all the time. It sets a new mark for ingenuity- the place is built entirely of plastic bottles, filled with sand.

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This "bottle brick" technology started nine years ago in India, South and Central America, providing a cost-effective, environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional building bricks.

Yahaya Ahmed of Nigeria's Development Association for Renewable Energies, estimates that a bottle house will cost one third of what a similar house made of concrete and bricks would cost.
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Re: House in Nigeria made out of plastic bottles
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2011, 02:37:44 PM »
Very cool story! Thank you for posting it.

I'd love to see some of these environmentally friendly, creative units sometime.
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