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Amazing Ubuntu Blox Seismic Test

Thursday, March 1st, 2012:

This is a must see video if you need an exceptionally strong design for earthquake zones. I almost jumped out of my chair as the house started shaking back and forth. I think this house just made history. I don’t know of many materials that have so much flex and strength. This is extremely impressive. […]  Read more from > Amazing Ubuntu Blox Seismic Test

Recycled Plastic Block Houses

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011:

Here’s another great low cost building option for areas such as Haiti. These plastic blocks can be used for interior or exterior walls. December 15, 2010 was a big day for Harvey Lacey, the maker of a hand operated press that turns plastic trash into building blocks. That was the day Harvey made his first […]  Read more from > Recycled Plastic Block Houses