The Pallet House. Reclaimed pallets can be used for constructing shelters, cabins, and homes. Building a pallet house from reclaimed pallets is an inexpensive way to build your off grid home or cabin. Get out there, get some pallets, build something!
PALLET HOUSE – MULTIFUNCTIONAL GARDEN SHED OR CABIN
Pallet House prototype designed by I-Beam Design was featured in HRH
Prince Charles’ Royal Gardens as part of an exhibition on sustainable
design, organized by Prince’s Charities, Start, along with The Earth
Awards, The Financial Times and IBM. The interior was decorated by
The inspiration for the Pallet House Project came from the fact
that 84% of the world’s refugees could be housed with a year’s supply of
recycled American pallets. With one and a half year of pallet
production in the US alone, 33 million refugees can live in a Pallet
Nearly 21 million pallets end in landfills each year which can house over 40,000 refugees.
are specifically designed for transport and delivery – so cost is
negligible when carrying shipments of food, medicine and other types of
aid to refugees. A 250 square foot ‘Pallet House’ requires 100 recycled
pallets nailed and lifted into place by 4-5 people using hand tools in
under a week.