This home was constructed of bricks which were formed by 15 tons of compacted industrial waste reports Dezeen. Architects from Dutch firm Architectuur Maken designed their own home on an infill lot in the city center of Rotterdam, Netherlands, and wanted the facade to match that of their neighbors.
For the bricks, they approached StoneCycling – a company specializing in bricks made from recycled materials, in an effort to divert construction waste from landfill. The start-up was founded by former Design Academy in Eindhoven students Tom van Soest and Ward Massa in 2013. This project is the first application of its WasteBasedBricks.
The bricks were composed of leftover material including everything from ceramic to glass and clay.