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Off Grid World has created this mini guide to help you with the in & outs of buying a shipping container. Whether you are buying one to make into a home

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24 Epic Shipping Container Houses No Lack of Luxury

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Recycled Shipping Container Harbinger House

Recycled shipping containers are becoming more and more popular as a viable sustainable building material, and this year’s West Coast Green show house highlights this growing trend. The showroom highlight of this year’s event is Lawrence Group’s SG Blocks Container House, fashion out of five shipping containers and a plethora of other eco-friendly building materials. As a prefab, the home is affordable, cute, and easy to assemble — this one was erected in just 5 hours!

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Personally, I’ve never been a fan of the straight lines of modern architecture, instead preferring the organic shapes of cob and straw bale.  However, for those who enjoy a more boxy and modern look, building homes from repurposed shipping containers is a growing trend and a sustainable option if you’d like to use recycled or …

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from LittleThings.com

He Spent $2,000 On This Blue Box For A New Home. Sounds Crazy Until You See The Results…

The city of Vancouver has especially been proactive about creating more of these houses as an affordable option for its residents.

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How To Build Your Own Shipping Container Home

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24 Epic Shipping Container Houses No Lack of Luxury

Have you heard of “Capsule Apartment”? A similar event to that is residential project made of shipping containers. It’s an interesting case. Thanks to its low cost and recyclable, container houses are becoming more and more popular. And thanks to the clever designs, they are no long a sign of narrow, messy and chaotic space. […]

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PieChart2 Architect offers some points against using shipping containers to build a home http://www.tincancabin.com/2013/12/the-shipping-container-cabin-in-perspective/

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