If you are into building things (I am), you might get a kick out of the shipping container house in New York features on NRP’s Science Friday. The house is on a very narrow lot in Brooklyn and is made up from five recycled shipping containers. My favorite part is that because it was easy to cut into the container, they could use recycled windows of just about any size. Think about how much time and effort (and cost) we put into ordering windows to fit existing openings.
You can watch the Science Friday Video here.