Minimizing Waste by Maximizing Creativity

A Cathedral of Junk

2 Comments

Vince Hannaman  started this junk project in 1988 and it has since become a tourist attraction in Austin. You can even rent it out for parties. There are no wires, nails, or glue was used to build this cathedral. He “chinese-puzzled” it together.

It took Vince 21 years to build this cathedral and now the city of Austin wants him to take it down. Oddly enough, the Visitor’s Bureau of Austin has sent hundred of tourists to his place over the last several years. Check out his Facebook page and watch the video were a city employee tries to understand exactly what he’s doing. http://www.facebook.com/Cathedral.of.Junk

Advertisements

Author: Tumaini @ Curbside Connections

Welcome to my blog, CURBSIDE CONNECTIONS - a Los Angeles-based, mom-owned blog. I specifically feature DIY furniture projects from around the globe! Follow me on Pinterest @CurbsideConnect, Tweet me @CurbsideConnect, or email me directly at info@curbsideconnections.com

2 thoughts on “A Cathedral of Junk

  1. Hi there, I loved this. It reminds me of The abode of Chaos , in Lyon France. Perhaps you should hook up for ideas etc with the guy that set his site up. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thierry_Ehrmann

    Dont let em grind you down! feel free to email me back if you like.

    Shine On!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s