Together with a naval architect and a building engineer, WHIM architecture is developing an island prototype that employs recycled coastal pollution as building material. The RE:Villa would be constructed from recycled plastic and be completely self-sufficient, featuring renewable energy as well as plenty of greenery from ground to rooftop. WHIM architecture is basing the construction of this endeavor on the principles of yacht building, fusing those ideas with building engineering with naval architecture.
The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat? Send us a tip by following this link. Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!