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Gar-BRICKS / concept of building materials


Gar-BRICKS, the bricks that made out of garbage, which aims to replace the traditional red bricks as building materials for the construction of Infrastructures in slums, such as restroom or bathroom.
Gar-BRICKS could digest a large amount of non-recyclable trash and replaces highly polluting disposal methods such as incineration to reduce air pollution simultaneously. On the flip side, with the usage of Gar-BRICKS, it creates a better living environment and helps the residents of slums to maintain the basic quality of life.



Taichung City, Taiwan

Yu Chi Liao,
National Taichung University of Science and Technology