Artist builds house out of six million bottles

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An Argentinian artist has built a five room house entirely out of recycled glass bottles.

Tito Ingenieri has a passion for the environment and began building the glass mansion 20 years ago.

Located in the city of Quilmes, a two-hour drive south of Buenos Aires, it boasts one bedroom, a living room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom.

The 56-year-old now hopes the locals will follow suit, saying: "I hope people will copy it and stop living in those shacks that are so horrible. They can build shacks, but artistically. Where each person builds according to their own style. Because a home has the style of the person that builds it.

Tito's backyard is dotted with structures made out of recycled goods, including a workshop and garden terraces. Next on his list is a three-story guesthouse shaped like a lighthouse.

The Guinness Book of World Records is currently analysing whether Tito's home pops the lid as the house made out of the biggest quantity of bottles in the world.