Conceptos Plasticos Home Innovation

Conceptos Plasticos Home Innovation

  Oscar Andres Mendez Gerardino, 34, just won the 2016 Young Entrepreneur Award for his company, Conceptos Plasticos, which provides inexpensive, easy to assemble housing make out of recycled plastic.   Humans are capable of amazing innovations, which can easily be seen in architecture and building projects.  Many building innovators of late have focused on sustainable and affordable building methods and materials in an effort to make housing available to all socio-economic demographics. Conceptos Plasticos is a Columbian company which has developed a new kind of building material made from recycled plastic and rubber.  These durable constuction materials are used to...Read more
Unaffordable Housing

Unaffordable Housing

Confronting the Housing Crisis in California   Having a place to call home is a signature component of the American dream. But for far too many people, finding safe, decent, affordable housing is extremely stressful. The United States simply does not have enough affordable housing, and nationally, the situation is only getting worse.   Rental Crisis California is no stranger to the struggles of affordable housing.  Once again, San Francisco tops the charts with the nation’s highest rents, according to a report from ApartmentList.com.  Rent for a 2-bedroom unit in the Bay area averaged $4,780 for the month of March,...Read more