Beer Can House Takes the Words “Home Brew” to a New Level

By: | August 20th, 2014

In 1972, with America experiencing a major pollution problem, architect Michael Reynolds decided he would put all the garbage to good use and built his house mostly out of beer cans.

Reynolds refers to the idea as “earthship biotecture,” which by utilizing around 70,000 cans for a two-bedroom home can save upwards of $30,000 versus what many would consider a traditional/normal home in the 1970’s.

What started as a wild concept from Reynolds has turned into the viable business Earthship Bioecture and he now creates self-sustaining homes similar to his beer can houses across the world.

Check out the unbelievable pictures below:

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