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256 Square Foot House of Stone

The house of stone is a modern specialty use structure constructed from gabion stone blocks.  Gabion blocks are baskets woven with steel cables and filled with stones to form a durable building material.  The gabion blocks form the structure of the side walls.” – Off Grid Shelters LLC Learn more about this House of Stone.

Project R (The Rubble House)

One of my readers pointed me to this gabion house and a few others. It looks like there’s a lot of potential for using gabions in housing. Thanks John! “Project R involves entrapping rubble in wire mesh cages and developing the Gabion system normally used for retaining walls into a simple architectural system, in order […]