“Ut shows us how she constructed her house from recycled material.”
“Last summer, my friend Ryan and I visited Green Acres, an eco-retreat center built on an organic durian farm. I’ve visited more than my share of pretty awesome durian farms, but right away I knew this solar-powered, off-the-grid farm was in another league of coolness.
“Tucked away at the rear of the University of Brighton’s Grand Parade site, the finishing touches are being applied to The Waste House, a fascinating new building….
JOSHUA TREE — “Some of the most grandiose and uncanny pieces of desert art aren’t hanging in local homes. They are the homes. Using stones, concrete and an assemblage of recycled and found objects, Randy Polumbo created the rock and glass house — or as some call it, the “trash house” — in Joshua Tree. The home is representative of the area’s signature art movement, using glass bottles, scrap metal, reclaimed windows, used military ammunition cases and anything else Polumbo could weld or meld into the structure.