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by Emma Skelander

Aarhus, Denmark
2020


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EmmaBo is an experimental home investigating the potential of using Tetra Pak as a building component. It is a small house á 3,7 square meters that Emma has 

been living in for almost one year, in order to attempt to understand the potentials of using unconventional building materials within the construction industry. 

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EmmaBo is made up by a total of 3614 reused cartons. The cartons are collected from friends, family, neighbors, coffee shops, etc. 

EmmaBo is made up by total of 3614 milk cartons. The cartons has been collected from friends, family, neighbors, coffee shops, etc, in the Stockholm region. 

The cartons have been cleaned, dried and filled with sawdust bought from a local forester. The cartons functions as the house's insulating layer. 

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EmmaBo also consists of conventional building materials, such as; wooden studs, osb-boards, corrugated metal sheets etc. 

All of the materials are somehow recovered, upcycled or reused. The door is for example recovered from an old cottage on a property north of Stockholm.

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If you are curious to read and see more, visit www.EmmaBo.info.

A website dedicated to display the process of building and living in a milk carton house.

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