Colorful mobile homes made from shipping pallets and refrigerator doors.

Gregory Kloehn is an artist/builder based in Oakland, California who decided to bring together imaginative people and discarded materials to create one-of-a-kind mobile homes for people living on the street. The Homeless Homes Project uses illegally dumped material, commercial waste, and discarded household items to prove that it’s creativity, not money, that makes it possible to build yourself a home.

Virtually nothing is off-limits when Kloehn goes searching for material in an industrial area of Oakland. The bulk of most houses are made from salvaged wood, but the finishing touches come in the form of refrigerator and laundry machine doors, miniature BBQs, and even a portable dog box which serves as storage space in one of the miniature houses.

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