JD Composites - a Canadian architectural firm has just completed the prototype of a house with storm resistance, in particular, made from a total of 612,000 recycled plastic bottles.
The company said its goal is not to design the dream home of newlyweds, but their mission is to create a safe space to serve as a warehouse, office. office or shelter in disaster.
To complete the house, JD Composites teamed up with the company called Armacell to make the process of melting plastic bottles into small particles, before casting it into certain shapes for the completion of the house. .
Depending on the purpose of the finished product, the casting process will have different temperature and pressure conditions, and in this case form walls to fit into the house.
It is known that these plastic wall panels are waterproof, mold resistant, insulated, durable and can be easily assembled within a few weeks or even a few days. Through the tests, the house built from this material can withstand strong winds equivalent to a Category 5 storm.
More than 184 plastic sheets were used to complete the house, each was cut and shaped manually. As a result, we have a home with a simple but modern surface.
Inside the house is equipped with a large kitchen, living room, 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, indoor BBQ area and a terrace. Thanks to being equipped with a large series of windows, the interior caught the light of course.
At the moment, the owner who is conducting a house lease is checking its usefulness during actual use.
It is known that the cost to complete the house, including the land, is US $ 373,850.