A New Lease

What happens to all those old Volvos once Berkeley drivers are done with them? They’re transformed into building materials for this funky home crafted from old car parts and other recycled goods.

Marmelino, a mixture of Venetian plaster and marble chips, turned the office bathroom into a sculpture the couple call the “Botero egg.” Inside, two Volvo side windows are the perfect size for mounted wall shelves.