Sunday, September 06, 2009
A self-taught builder, plumber and electrician, artist Dan Phillips makes low-income housing out of recycled materials. Here, the corners of picture frames adorn the ceiling. "A frame shop was getting rid of old samples and I was there waiting," said Phillips.
Above, a cork floor is made from actual wine corks. According to Phillips, the corks are easy to come by: "We have some heavy drinkers in town."
via TimesPeople, an offering of NYTimes.com. Courtesy of Elizabeth Van Jacob.
low income housing