Monday, February 25, 2008

Open source cheap shelter



Open source compressed earth block machine - Boing Boing

A project caleld hte Liberator is mention on Boing Boing today, They aim to build a machine, "open source" style ,with the plans freely aclible, which can make Compressed Earth Block (CEB). The machine aims to be high performance and really cheap. Creating 3 to 5 blocks per minute, at a cost of under $1400. it's roughly enough bricks produced each day to build one new home.


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