Gallery: Self-Sufficient Brick Home in China Relies on Pigs for Energy

Architect John Lin designed this courtyard residence in rural China to run on pig poop! Located in the north-eastern region of the country in Shijia Village, the 'House For All Seasons' residence has become a model to encourage village residents to be less dependent on the outside world. The Hong Kong-based architect incorporated a biogas boiler that runs on waste collected in a pigpen, creating a self-reliant and innovative collection of homes that generate their own energy.

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  1. tiandicg July 4, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    very beautiful

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