The house is built of unusual materials

Most of us have dreams about your house, but unfortunately, not most of us can afford it. But do not despair, because the house is not necessary to build of brick, a building material sometimes literally lying under their feet or in a landfill. Some guys build their own housing from the most unusual materials, for example:

From beer boxes

A copy of the oldest cafes in Nivelles, Belgium. Only this store is made of 14 000 empty cases of beer Carlsberg. Construction began in August 2007 in an attempt to set a new world record for the largest buildings from the boxes of beer.

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With LEGO

In 2009, Top Gear presenter James may and about 1,000 volunteers built the world’s first house made out of Legos. The construction took 3.3 million plastic bricks. The house has a toilet and shower.

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Made of bamboo and seeds

A Chinese worker built this unusual house the «egg» because he could not afford to rent an apartment in Beijing. This cabin made of poles of bamboo, bags of seeds and wood chips. The house stands in the courtyard of the residential complex.

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From bottles

Artist Tito Ingeneri from Argentina built a house of more than 30,000 bottles.

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Of sandbags

Palestinian in the southern Gaza strip have built a house of sandbags. He used sand instead of cement, steel and gravel.

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Grass

Herbal house in Hardangervidda in Norway.

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Metal

This Metal hut, originally built as barracks for the soldiers of the Second world war, has become a modern home thanks to the skill and ingenuity Ann Lewis and her husband. In October 2006 the house was for sale for almost $600 000.

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From garbage

This house was built almost entirely of garbage, including old tires.

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Porcelain

Porcelain Museum «Chinese House» in the coastal town of Tianjin is covered with millions of pieces of ancient chinaware and 20 tons of crystal. The construction lasted five years.

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Ice

The ice hotel in Sweden — the world’s first ice hotel. The temperature in the room is equal to -5° C

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From containers

In East London using old shipping containers and turn them into residential areas. Construction company «Management of urban space» have arranged more than 15 such homes.

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From plastic bottles

76-year-old Maria Pons built a house out of plastic bottles because she couldn’t afford to buy a more comfortable house.

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Straw

Some Caroline Barry built a house out of straw, wood and plastic bottles.

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