A talented artist has converted trash into modular homes. These homes are small, but they perfectly serve the needs of homeless people. The idea is a really great one that is not only benefitting humanity, but recycling trash and preserving the environment. Hopefully, in the time to come, we will see more of these or similar constructions.
The artist has been involved in the manufacturing of these homes over the past few years. He collects garbage and then transforms it into different parts of a portable home. This will really help homeless people because it is providing them with shelter and a roof over their heads.
The size of these modular homes are no larger than a sofa. The materials are plastic and reclaimed wood, which the artist has collected from streets and junkyards. A single home takes around two or three days at the most to be fully completed. The house has a roof and wheels on its base, which is made from discarded wooden pallets. The artist is really creative and the houses which he has developed feature different sizes and shapes. However, all of them are equipped with wheels and have a roof as well.
The artist told the press that he wanted to use the skills of imaginative and creative people. He put together a team of these individuals and together they gathered discarded materials and then used it for creating shelters for the homeless people. The artist added that most of the materials were sourced from dumpsters, excess household items and commercial waste. This reduced the amount of money spent on the project.
In another interview with a local media channel, the artist said that things which people just throw out on the road can be useful to other individuals. When asked about the long term effects of his project on the homeless population, the artist said that it may not be a complete solution, but it is definitely an attempt. He added that his project can provide them with shelters. The artist was hopeful that in the time to come, solutions to their other problems will also emerge.
Even in the past, the artist has been involved in many similar projects. He does not only make homes, but has also developed restaurants and bars using shipping containers.