Irish artist Frank Buckley, who watched many of his friends and patrons go broke in that country's economic crunch, decided to craft an artistic response to the crisis out of decommissioned Euro bills, €1.4B worth. The shredded currency, released willingly to Buckley by the Irish government, is now compressed into bricks, which the artist stacked for nearly two months straight to produce a hut almost entirely built from money. But this isn't just an artwork, it's also become a home. When he and his wife separated, Buckley moved in to the cash cabin, which was built in an abandoned office building.
· This Is a Billion Euro House. Literally. [Gizmodo]