05/26/2013 06:10 pm ET

5 Recycled Buildings: Wing House, Sea Fort Resort And More Places That Will Blow Your Mind (PHOTOS)

From Earth911's Nate Lipka:

Raising buildings out of two-by-fours and bricks is so last decade.

Okay, okay, we admit that the majority of structures nowadays are still built using age-old materials and techniques. But every once in a while, someone comes along and knocks our socks off with a bold eco-friendly build that’s too good not to share. Feast your eyes on these shrines to architectural upcycling.

List, captions and photos courtesy of Earth911

Mind-Blowing Recycled Buildings