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House-in-a-Can Recycles Grain Silos Into Housing

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All images via Austin-Mergold Grain silos, made from corrugated and galvanized steel, are among the cheapest and most efficient enclosures one can buy; that's why Bucky Fuller played with them during World War II, with his Dymaxion Deployment Units. Updating the idea, Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG brings us Austin + Mergold's House-In-A-Can , recycling these grain silos into housing, from single family to condo. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger





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