Texas Company Reclaimed Space is showing how to reuse old wood from dilapidated barns and houses to create new, rustic eco-friendly homes that are as sustainable as they are beautiful.

“While the devotees of prefabricated building are growing in number, the Texans are the first that I have found who are incorporating passive solar and the efficiency of using reclaimed building materials,” said Christine Brun, ASID, author of Big Ideas for Small Spaces. “Our current economic crisis will make it necessary for people to think in terms of smaller spaces. Given that, we must praise and reward young entrepreneurs who work out new affordable models.”

Check out Reclaimed Space and all the cool things they are doing to make our world more sustainable here.