Gallery: Irish Artist Builds the World’s First 1.4 Billion Euro Home Fr...

 

What makes a home worth a million dollars? How about a billion dollars? Irish artist Frank Buckley has taken this question to its logical extreme by building his very own home made from 1.4 billion Euro notes! Graced with very strict permission from the Central Bank of Ireland, Buckley has constructed and now lives in a home made entirely of shredded decommissioned Euros. He formed the bills into 6 inch by 2 inch bricks, each of which contains around 40 to 50 thousand Euros. The three-room house is an amazing exercise in recycled materials as well as a social statement on Ireland’s housing and financial crisis.

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