Gallery: Unabridged Architecture Transforms Dilapidated 1891 Building I...

Katrina may have been one of the most devastating natural disasters to hit America, but she definitely didn't douse the spirit of sustainable design. Masters of reconstructing buildings destroyed during the 2005 hurricane, unabridged Architecture recently finished giving a dilapidated 1891 Mississippi building a colorful upgrade. The firm's new base in Bay Saint Louis nicknamed "After the Storm" was built out of salvaged, locally-sourced and recycled materials. This project features all kinds of sustainable features, and despite various challenges, including an awkward site and a limited budget, this awesome project is well on its way to receiving LEED Silver certification.

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