from the original structure is interspersed with replacement brick at the tower's corners.
He salvaged brick
from the chimney section in the attic, taught himself to lay brick and built a new surround.
5 million, 32,000 square-foot building features salvaged brick
and masonry, reused engineered fill and foundations, a water conservation strategy that starts with dual-flush toilets, sustainable materials and sunlight harvesting through large low-e glass windows.
A temple in Evanston, Illinois, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, hopes its plans for a new solar-lighted home with salvaged brick
and low-flow toilets will make it the nation's first certified green synagogue.
The family lived in the little cottage for about a year as Papa used his master woodworking skills, and the boys did their part by coming home after school everyday to knock mortar from salvaged bricks
One notable feature is a floor made of salvaged bricks
According to UNRWA officials it was built using locally-made mud bricks as well as salvaged bricks
from destroyed homes.
He says salvaged bricks
have a small carbon footprint.
While old salvaged bricks
and low-density firebrick provide