Nino Marchetti – The $200 Tiny “Pod” Home, Courtesy of Recycled Materials

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sustainablecitiescollective.com. December 1, 2012. Dream of building your own home, but lacking both cash and time? A natural builder raised a tiny home in rural Oregon over the course of just two months, at a total cost of just $200 — the cost of  screws, nails, tarpaper and sand.

The builder is Jeffrey the Natural Builder, and the “tiny dome home” (which comes to us via Treehugger) was constructed on land provided by Aprovecho, a sustainable education and research center located near Cottage Grove. His aim in constructing this little cabin was to source as many building materials as possible from the local waste stream, to familiarize himself with new techniques and to test out the possibilities of such structures in “pod living.”

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