Can Construction

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Lightning Ridge, Australia
www.boxvox.net

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Beer Can House
Mailbox and a screen above made of can tops strung on wire.
Houston, Texas. orangeshow.org

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Beer Can House
Houston, Texas. orangeshow.org

soda can building
Soda Can Siding
Richard Van Os Keuls used 22,000 cans to side an addition to his home in Maryland.
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Kipps Bay Decorators’ House
Tin can top panelling made by Clare Graham, in area designed by Matthew White
and Frank Webb. nytimes.com   Close up below…

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Kipps Bay Decorators’ House
Tin can top panelling made by Clare Graham, in area designed by Matthew White and Frank Webb. nytimes.com

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Cano’s Castle
Crushed can ornament. Donald “Cano” Espinoza, of Antonia, Colorado used beer cans, hubcaps, and other found materials to create this amazing home.
Flickr: ThreadedThoughts flickr.com

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Cano’s Castle
Donald “Cano” Espinoza, of Antonia, Colorado used beer cans, hubcaps, and other found materials to create this amazing home. motherwit.wordpress.com

aluminum can house
Cano’s Castle
Donald “Cano” Espinoza, of Antonia, Colorado used beer cans, hubcaps, and other found materials to create this amazing home. Flickr: ThreadedThoughts flickr.com

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Eve Earthship under construction
earthship.com

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Eve Earthship
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Eve Earthship
www.earthship.com

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Earthship – Can Column
www.earthship.com

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Phoenix Earthship
For rent-per night or weekly.
www.earthship.net

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Beer Can House – An Early Earthship 1974 – The roof has a lawn.
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Beer Can House – Interior 1974 – Note the walls.
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Beer Can House – A young Micheal Reynolds!
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Beer Can House – In the early days they were very meticulous!
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Building Block – Alternative
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Experimental School in Mexico
Pic: Hillary Mason flickr.com

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Experimental School in Mexico
Seems a better idea to put the openings inside, but maybe more cooling this way?
Pic: Hillary Mason flickr.com

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Island of Ha’apai South Pacific
Without Stucco. Pic: Danielandrewclem flickr.com

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Soda Can Restaurant – Lesthoto, South Africa
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Brooks and Scarpa Architects
Broadway Housing, Santa Monica, CA
First floor made of crushed can bricks.
brooksscarpa.com

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Brooks and Scarpa Architects
Broadway Housing, Santa Monica, CA
First floor made of crushed can bricks – close up.
brooksscarpa.com

aluminum can furniture
Can Furniture
Build bedframes, TV stands, desks, you name it!
Matthew Smithers shows how to build furniture with aluminum cans using plastic popbloox. See popbloox.com for more info.

can hair rollers
Easiest- Can Curlers
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How To Do Your Own Can Construction

Make roofing or siding out of aluminum cans.
www.instructables.com

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Author: keiren

Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building.

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1

It's inspiring to see that cans can actually be chic! I also love how they've been put to practical use.

2

If you're in uncomfortable position and have got no money to get out from that point, you would have to take the business loans. Because it should help you definitely. I take student loan every time I need and feel myself great just because of this.

4

These designs are incredible. Definitely outside my skillset though!