Built entirely of recycled materials, the ScrapHouse was designed and constructed by a team of San Francisco architects, artists, contractors, city officials and engineers using only scrap and salvaged materials. The project was carried out as a way to educate and encourage sustainable, environmentally-friendly living. This house is a fantastic example of how we can create stylish, functional, eco-friendly housing with creativity, innovation, passion and care. Salvaging and re-using materials is also a lot cheaper than using new materials!
My favorite feature of the Scraphouse is the Phone Book walls. Each year when I get my new phone book in the mail, I think about how wasteful it is to use so much paper for something that has to be replaced each year, especially when you can find phone numbers online.
Walls Made of Phonebooks
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