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Eco-friendly modular home is built from upcycled agricultural waste – Curbed

Biological House was unveiled in Middelfart, Denmark. Photo via Inhabitat

Tomato stems and wood chips, for example, were turned into composite boards, which were then used to build the house. Collaborating with another local architectural practice GXN, Een Til Een used digital production technology to design an adaptable structure that can be quickly assembled and just as easily disassembled—which is why it was built on screw piles instead of a traditional concrete foundation.

Source: Eco-friendly modular home is built from upcycled agricultural waste – Curbed

Five Recycled Materials for Eco-Friendly HousingDesignBuild Source

House With Reclaimed Wood

House made up of Reclaimed Wood. Source: Superior Hardwoods & Milworks

Timber can be reclaimed from old farm barns, urban factories or warehouses or deconstructed lumber and wood products such as reused planks and siding. This rustic material can be restored and mixed with new wood and other materials or it can be left rough, giving the building a recycled and sustainable appearance.

via Five Recycled Materials for Eco-Friendly HousingDesignBuild Source.