David Brodeur

Nashville Musician Re-Uses Vinyl Records as Roof Shingles

by , 11/09/10

Recycled Materials, Roof, Vinyl Records, sustainable design, green design, recycled materials

According to Jazz.com, Nashville-based musician Matt Glassmeyer has been known to create his own instruments. This time, however, Matt has fashioned a roof for his porch using 350 damaged records. In lieu of traditional shingles, this newly fashioned roof features a set of records aligned in a uniform, overlapping pattern. Matt’s design is a great homegrown project that gives dumpster-destined materials a second life while touching on the rich musical culture of Nashville.

Via TreeHugger

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  1. NashvilleTech November 9, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    Those should hold up well…unless we get a ‘record’ heat wave one summer.

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