Saskatoon

Saskatoon's first BONE Structure home under construction

A new home being built in Saskatoon wasn't constructed using LEGO or Meccano, but the method of building it was inspired by the children's toys.

House being assembled on Temperance Street

An artist's rendering of a BONE Structure home. Saskatoon`s first is being assembled at 612 Temperance Street. (BONE Structure)

A new home being built in Saskatoon wasn't constructed using LEGO or Meccano, but the building method was inspired by the children's toys. 

The city's first BONE Structure home is being assembled at 612 Temperance Street. The style of home can be built in just days. It uses a lightweight recycled steel frame, and like LEGO, the pieces easily fit together. 

Saskatoon's first BONE Structure home is being assembled at 612 Temperance Street. (Leisha Grebinski/CBC)

The frame can support up to four storeys and lets homeowners configure walls, windows and doors. A unique feature is that the homes have no load-bearing walls or columns. 

Mayor Don Atchison and Marc A. Bovet, founder of BONE Structure, will be on site this afternoon. 

The home is open to the public over the weekend. 

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