Shells, salt, glass bottles and even human skulls – you’d be surprised at what has been used as a building material in some quarters.
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The ‘village’ constructed from 25,000 glass bottles
Plonk yourself here: After receiving a postcard from his daughter with a glass castle on the front, Edouard T. Arsenault from Canada was inspired to build his own glass structures
He used more than 25,000 recycled bottles to build several structures on his property situated in Cap-Egmont, Prince Edward Island
All of the bottles had to be cleaned with the labels removed before the building work could start
After receiving a postcard from his daughter with a (now-lost) castle made from glass bottles on the front in 1979, Edouard T. Arsenault from Canada was inspired to build his own glass-bottle structure. He collected thousands of bottles from the community, including restaurants and friends, and set about making his construction dream come true, spending the winter cleaning them and removing the labels…