In an effort to help eliminate some of the world’s increasing plastic waste, companies are turning recycled plastics into building materials, a la plastic bricks. You can think of these bricks as life-sized Legos®, only a little sturdier. Started by Colombian company Conceptos Plàsticos, the material is now popping up in the US, too.
Though the concept of a houseboat is nothing new, some people are taking the idea of aquatic living to a whole new level and creating luxurious spaces built for sea travel. Living on a boat allows its residents a certain freedom in being able to sail from destination to destination.
For Americans who grew up on farms, barns have a sense of nostalgia to a simpler time of rural country living. However, there are plenty of modern Americans who still desire the rural-look in their homes and have consulted to restructuring and refurbishing old barns, making them more comfortable and livable.