Peruvian-born designer Sachi Fujimori's Casa Reciclada, or Recycled House, was constructed from a used shipping container. Architects Anna Duelo, Úrsula Ludowieg OPhelan and Marc Koenig also collaborated on the project. Courtesy of Terra Hall.
For cheap construction, earth ships and underground houses. Use old sliding glass windows for green houses and sky lights. You could always build a tower on your property for all those old books, charts, maps and musty scrolls.