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Metals broker S.J. Sherbanuk wanted to live in a shed — “a really nice shed.”

Photo by Lorne Bridgman, Dwell

Determined to reuse and repurpose as much scrap as possible in his home, Sherbanuk and designer James Campbell created this sustainable house outside of Toronto, Ontario. It’s pretty spectacular that a home made of so much metal can appear so warm and colorful.

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4 Responses

  1. seranapearlin says:

    This was really fantastic, well I think that ScrapHouse was the creative use of previously discarded materials–most of which were destined for the landfill, often unused with the original price tags still affixed.

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  2. Susan Luebke says:

    I think this place has a ton of potential. Love it, I have a story and ten acres in Washington to talk about. I need help w/ the yard, gardens,orchards, vineyard,berry patches outdoor kitchen, living areas, courtyard, raised beds, english type appeal I NEED help . PLEASE just got a new spine and cannot work in yard for 2 years now…ugh please lets make a show! Susan Luebke at luebke1@dishmail.net

  3. pixelecho69 says:

    Brilliant, Intelligent and amazing way to recycle two thumbs up on this article.

  4. Colette says:

    Love the recycling of materials; yet uncertain about the warmth on the inside?

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Lili ZarghamiLili is Editorial Director of HGTV.com. Her personal obsessions include looking for just the right sofa, ogling real estate listings, and reading floor-plans. She has an admitted "chair problem," collecting...

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