A Builder of Castles Made of Trash
I've always wanted someone to start doing this. I would like to see discarded building materials used for homes.
Michael Reynolds builds self-sufficient 'earthships' that generate their own power.
Full name: Michael Reynolds
Current position: Founder of Earthship Biotecture
How I got to here in 10 words or less: Don't give up.
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Architect Michael Reynolds has built more than 1,000 homes from materials including used car tires and glass-bottle bottoms. He calls his self-sufficient designs "earthships" because they require little heating or cooling and generate their own electricity and water. His company, Earthship Biotecture of Taos, N.M., designs and builds sustainable homes world-wide.