Upcycled Houses Built from Old Shipping Containers, Plastic Bottles, and Trash
In cities around the world, people have discovered some great potential in everyday items which normally make their way to the junkyard.
Thanks to these innovators, enormous shipping containers, used bottles, picture frames, and even cork piece
The designers of OceanScope in Incheon City, South Korea, have constructed a superb observatory deck using the port city's unused shipping containers.
The deck, which can be leaned at various angles, allows viewers to view the sunset from a
Building a home made from recycled materials suddenly seems all the more possible, thanks to Dan Phillips and his company, Phoenix Commotions. For a little more than a decade, Phillips has been helping low-income families construct affordable housing
Situated in the ghost town of Calico, California, is an old house built entirely from thousands of glass bottles. Trees are scarce in the area and the bottles were reportedly taken from the old local bars. The house bottle concept was a popular one, e
More than 6 million bottles collected over the course of 19 years have resulted in this: a house built entirely from old beer bottles in Quilmes, Argentina.
Though bottles are usually recycled in Argentina, Tito Ingenieri created his home by ta
A family in Puerto Iguazu has found yet another way to build a home: using only plastic bottles.
Alfredo Santa Cruz and his family designed and built the house to illustrate the hidden potential in everyday household items.