by Michael dEstries
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The UK Daily Mail has published a unique photographic perspective of Brad Pitt’s sustainable building initiative for New Orleans’ devastated lower 9th ward. The pink structures — which the actor assembled  as a “metaphor representing the future of renewed housing” — are temporary while the real homes are built over time. For more, check out the Daily Mail’s article here.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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  • Peter

    how humiliating.

    seriously – who does this dude think he is?

    u wanna build houses? fine – do it – but don’t make them *#*#@#@*@*#*# pink. a@@@#@#.


    It doesnt matter what color they are, the POINT is that hes getting it done and dedicating his time and effort into this project. I applaud him and tell anyone else who doesn’t to go do their part instead of complaining about something do insignificant.

    Jen Ramos
    ’100% Recycled DESIGNER Cards’

  • crixenauf

    Are they really going to stay pink?

  • Mike

    I’m glad to see someone with excess wealth willing to give back to people who truly deserve and need help. Too many others talk about what we should do; so it’s good to see someone taking action and not just for attention. It really shouldn’t matter what “color” or shape the help comes from.

  • Charlotte Bell

    I think it’s great im so happy to hear people with the money to do this are. If i had that sort of money there is so much you can do. Now thats a human bein