Solution: Recyclinghouse - Lets do it
A house from Recycled Plastic. 2 problems are eliminated with a solution. Poor houses and waste are serious problems in a slum. The house is built with 6 plastic piles, it offers stability, the basic structure, similar to a carport. Here's the solution:


- Slumhouses are built from garbage.
- Due to limited technical possibilities, the builders, they are kept simple.
- Waste which can not be used for house construction is on the road, often plastic.(Wood, paper can burn you. Iron to sell to the scrap dealer. Biomaterial compost).

More informations:
Basic information:
Size: hexagon
Size: 2.25 m side length of the hexagon
Total area of the hexagon: about 13 square meters
Height: 2.5 m
Window: a large ceiling light in the middle arranged centered, for air and light

One-room house (hexagon) with dome light and pull-down room dividers.
The unusual floor plan is characterized by a minimized exploration and high functionality and provides ample storage space
refined by the use of each niche.
The approximately circular structure allows the central arrangement of a glass cupola,the Erschließungssraum of the house lit up in the corners with light.
On the flat roof, it is possible to plant crops, possibly food.
The facade is plain, white in order to sun, dirt-repellent.
From the conception of space is the house with a floor space of approximately 13square meters intended for a family with two children.
The living area is located along with the sleeping space along the wall (6 walls).
Because of the ceiling height of 2.5 meters - the rooms are visually even bigger thanthey really are.
The dome light provides a light and air,
Enter rash of high thermal insulation is the building material.

With the hexagon my optimal form has been found to build affordable houses - fromall sorts of geometric figures have consistently mounting utilizing hexagonal the bestratio of wall material to volume.
The compact form of the wind sweeps slightly around and over the house. The interiorconveys the round shape and domed roof top the feeling of a vast space.
The dome light also serves as a smoke hole, and Clock, because depending on thelighting situation you can specify the exact time.

- The plastic is collected in one place and reshaped. In one form, which the builders simply is not capable of.
- Waste is no longer around on the street.
- Prefabricated, standardized building elements provide an easy way to build a house, which is stable.
- Development of communities
- Origination of new jobs.

A house of standardized Recycled plastic.
The building concept consists of prefabricated standard components, which the builders with friends, like the IKEA system itself can assemble.

Home Outline: Hexagon
Around: about 16 square meters

- 1x thick sheet of plastic (recycled plastic) for the floor (about 5m in diameter), printed with the layout of the house ($ 5) $ 5
- 6x thick plastic post (diameter 12 cm, length 2.75 m) for the structure, each for a corner (a 10 dollars) $ 60
- 6x plastic panel walls (area 2.25 mx 2.5 m), for the walls (a $ 20) $ 120
   a plastic panel has a cutout for the door
- 2 roof panels (including the half of a hexagon) opening for the skylight to better transport
  (A $ 20) $ 40
- Concrete for the concreting of the 6 plastic posts $ 15
- Screws and anchors (to this, the plastic panel mounted on the walls are thick plastic posts, the roof panels are attached to the plastic panel walls..) $ 25
- $ 10 door
- Windows $ 20

Total cost $ 295

Building materials:

The plastic panel walls:
Material: recycled plastic (from waste).
Area: 2.25 m (height) x 2.5m (width) so easy to block with 2 to 3 people. easy to carry
Surface: smooth, dirt-repellent
Other: solid material rot, splinter-free, high tensile strength, long life

The Plasticpost (recycled plastic)
Material: recycled plastic (from waste).
Length: 2.75 m, which later put about 50 cm in the soil
Other: solid material rot, splinter-free, high tensile strength, long life
Thickness: 12 cm
Shape: trapezoid

The roof:
- Water is collected
- A large skylight in the center for light and air. The roof window also serves as a flue and clock.
Material: recycled plastic (from waste).
- Surface: smooth, dirt-repellent
- Other solid material rot, splinter-free, high tensile strength, long life

Procedure - the 10 point plan
1. Plan is set staked
Hexagon area: about 16 square, side length 2.5 m, the prefabricated plastic tarpaulin can help at the stake out of the base.
2. The holes in the ground for the foundations (plastic posts) will be excavated (6x, depending on the corners) - about 50 cm deep.
3. The floor plan is poured (with the excavated material of corner holes) eg Soil, clay and compacted, an increase occurs.
4. The plastic sheet is laid on the floor plan.
5. The plastic posts are placed in the holes in the ground.
6. The holes in the ground for the plastic posts are filled with concrete.
7. The panel walls are connected with the plastic pole. (Screws and anchors)
8. The panel walls align again and wait until the concrete is dry.
9. The two roof panels are installed (at the notch, the roof windows installed). The roof panels will rest with plastic posts and walls of the panel on which you attached with screws and dowels.
10. The front door is installed.

The shell is.
The home builders can now be changing its shell individually, eg
- Several houses stand beside each other and connect.
- Exterior Color Change
- Complete with concrete floor lay tile, ...
- Install pull-down blind walls
- Make additional cutouts for windows

- Simple but clean accommodation, which can be extended gradually, depending on family status.
- Sanitary facilities (fresh water, industrial water, relieve themselves, wash area for the body and clothes)
- Clean-way (free of garbage, puddles, ...)
- Social bonds are to be supported
- Creation of income opportunities - must be jobs created by rural division of labor (eg refuse collection)
- The man should be (co-) owner, for only when he heard one cares.
- Co-determination may have to the people.
- A man must see the he is doing better (hope).
- Training opportunities
- Since most people come out of the country, should maybe be possible to grow food (Self Catering)

The cheap, own house offers:
Protection from animals and humans criminal, security, somewhere to sleep and rest, food store, of objects and
Food, maintain social contact, air, water, food, and maybe eventually the need to maintain his house and be proud of
House to be. In addition, it should be financial security, because we know that it has a value.

The most important basic requirements in brief:
- Protection (against rain, wind, sun)
- Security (from animals (insects, rodents, ...) and criminals)
- Privacy
- Good indoor climate (the house will not heat up by the sun), access to air and light
- Open space to cook
- Sleeper,
- A square in front of the house (for a chair, bicycle, handcart, ...)
- To expand the house or are still ways to live in groups.
- Stellmöglicheiten on the wall (cabinets, table)
- Storage options of goods
- Standard size (therefore cheap to build, but expandable) - Not less than 10 square meters (otherwise unfit for human habitation), no larger than 16 square meters, as
otherwise too expensive (material + space) - but easy to extend. Perfect size 12 - 14 sqm.
- Opportunities
- Cost - as low as possible (under $ 300)
- Self constructable - technical without a crane or large funds.
- Quick constructable - within 1 day
- Local building materials
- Approx. 1-4 Sleeps
- The house must be easily cleaned.
- Easy abteilbar (to produce Privatsspähre)
- House can be assembled with simple (no large appliances, building instructions, possibly with pictures)
- It should look a little unusual to emphasize the novelty.
- All homes should be equal, but variable. The conclusion is formed. Everyone starts the same, but everyone can change it. A
Competition is emerging.

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