Stacked tires, bottles and old wood may be waste for some, but to others they can be valuable construction materials. Recycled materials can be used in rustic buildings or brilliantly incorporated into stunning modern residences along with new materials.
Bottles can be used as the main material in recycled homes, often bonded with cement to replace bricks. Both plastic and glass bottles can be used for this purpose.
These types of buildings typically include metal framework made of reclaimed iron.Inside the house, the green and blue light glowing through glass bottles can give a unique charm.La Casa de Botellas (The Bottle House) is an unusual house located in Buenos Aires, Argentina in which over six million bottles were cemented and turned into a workshop, living quarters and gallery.
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