This bizarre building in Brooklyn is a home for more than 20,000 crickets -- here's why

Although this may be a foreign concept to many, eating insects is a common practice in many cultures. Insect meals could be a more environment-friendly protein source than meat. Architecture firm, Terreform ONE, has built a shelter to raise edible crickets and promote insect consumption.

Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.