Canadian expat John Lamorie builds country villa from newspapers

Formosa News

We’re all familiar with the story of the three little pigs, which teaches that working hard to build a brick home does pay off. What the story doesn’t mention is that when it comes to building a good sturdy home, newspapers can be as good as bricks. John Lamorie, a naturalized Taiwanese citizen from Canada, has lived in his newspaper house in Pingtung for about a decade. The house has gone through typhoons, earthquakes and other natural calamities, all with no problems. Even in retirement, Lamorie hasn’t stopped working. He’s built house after house on his countryside property, ALL using newspapers. In our Sunday special report, we head down to the eastern county and pay a visit to a wonderland of sustainability.    [FULL  STORY]

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