'The $300 House' Challenge

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Adobe Houses

Tiberiu Tizu
54. Rank6.53 Rating188 Ratings47 Comments7312 ViewsSubmitted on Apr 21, 2011
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Adobe Houses with Adobe or Cardboard roof. As adobe can be manufactured manually, is a way to make green, cheap and durable homes.

Adobe bricks  are  made of  natural materials like dirt, water, manure ; formed by hand and dried in sun.
The roof can be made from adobe bricks or cardboard

The house can have between 1 to 4 rooms in the ground area, and 4 rooms at the first floor.
- the inside walls and doors are made of cardboard
- to get to the upper rooms every room will have simple  wood stair
- the windows can be of glass or plastic/ the entrance door will be of pressed cardboard
-  the roof : sandwich type  with plastic sheets and a layer of extruded polystyrene between them.


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