A House Built Using Plastic Bottles In Nigeria, Stronger Than a Brick House

Houses Built using Plastic Bottles

A project in Nigeria is using plastic bottles to build houses. The plastic bottle helps to lower the cost of building and by clearing empty bottles, it helps the environment too.  The bottles are picked up of the streets and collected from rubbish dumps.

The Plastic bottles are packed solid with soil and laid on top of each other then  bound with mud and string. The developers claim the buildings can withstand earthquakes and bullets.

The project also creates job opportunities for those that are unemployed. A house made of plastic bottles costs a third of a normal house. This an idea for anyone looking to build a house in Africa cheaply.

Bottles filled with Sand ready for building

plastic bottles filled with sand for building eco friendly houses.

Making sure everything is straight

a man building a house with plastic bottles

Binding bottles with Mud and String

man building house

Looking Good

bottle-house-africa

Almost Done

bottle-house-design-plastic

The finished Product

house made of bottles nigeria

 

 

What do you think?

0 points

Total votes: 0

Upvotes: 0

Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Downvotes: 0

Downvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Loading...

6 Comments

Leave a Reply
  1. C’est genial, c’est constructions avec boutilles plastiques en plus de la protection de l’environemnt

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *