Gallery: Corrugated Fiberboard House Makes Great Use of Waste Material

 

As our waste stream continues to expand at an ever-increasing rate, we need to look at reclaimed and recycled materials as a resource for building. One ingenious solution is to use waxy corrugated fiberboard bails to build house walls. The stuff is hard to recycle (unlike non-waxed corrugated board), but bails of it could be great for building walls. A small team of students at Auburn University sought to prove the material’s viability as a construction product by creating a functional small building. This student housing is the result of their investigation.

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  1. Citizen Architect: Film... August 23, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    […] his ingenious use of reclaimed materials. Stepping away from a lucrative career, he helped found Rural Studio at Auburn University with the intent of training young architects how to push the limits of design […]

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