Paper House-Low-carbon Green

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Paper House-Low-carbon Green

Postby Helenni » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:32 am

It was reported that in order to test insulation of paper, engineer and inventor Ellis Stenman in Massachusetts began to build paper house with waste newspapers in 1922. Surprisingly, besides the wall is made of papers, the furniture inside the architecture is also made of papers. 88 years have past, the house is as solid as it was except some outermost wall papers peeling off. Now the magic paper house has become architecture wonder of advocating environmental protection of life concept and local landmark tourist attractions.

All the house walls are suppressed step by step with one paper and the other and reaches 1 inch (2.54 centimeters) thick. In order to prevent water leakage, Stenman coated walls with a layer of light waterproof lacquer.

Let's see the furniture inside the house. The table, chairs, lamp holder even a piano are all made of papers and sturdy & durable. How to do this? He made a kind of bond with flour, water, and apple peels and bond newspapers together. Magic! Now the house is taken care of by Stenman's niece, Edna Beaudoin.

At Stenman's time, there are not vogue words like "Low-carbon green" "recoverable garbage", etc., but Stenman has had environmental consciousness. He knew how to use recyclable material to build house.

I'm expecting to see the real and magic paper house. But I have no chance now. Many people also want to such magic paper house. If possible, somebody draws architectural renderings and makes architectural animation for it, we can see more realistically. Architectural visualization can reach the realistic effect.
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