Saturday, 14 July 2012

Alternate Housing - Shipping Container Conversion

There are many ways to build a home. It's an issue I track because, like many Canadians, when I retire I'd like it to be a snug home in a beautiful, natural area.

"Shipping Container" may not be your idea of a snug home, but there are many firms working to change that. Here's one...

Converting shipping containers into dwellings, offices, labs and other habitable structures may just be the beginning of the trend.

Update: The National Post has an article about a shipping container housing project in Vancouver

Photos: Innovative homes made from shipping containers are viable – not to mention very cool

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