Shipping container family home: building blocks in Redwoods

Kam Kasravi and Connie Dewitt wanted a modern cabin that wouldn’t disrupt the Redwoods on their property. First they considered prefabs, but quickly realized they wouldn’t fit up the narrow road to their land in the Santa Cruz mountains. So they convinced their friend, architect David Fenster, to design them a home made from shipping containers. Built from recycled cargo containers hand-picked from the Port of Oakland, Six Oaks was…

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Shipping containers recycled into affordable, accessible Utah home

Real estate broker Jeff White dreamed of transforming used shipping containers into affordable housing. Laughed at by the first architects he approached, he began to work on his concept using a 40-foot-long, 9-foot-6-inches-tall and 8-foot-wide container in the driveway of his Salt Lake City (Utah) home. Being “busted” by a city inspector became the needed publicity for his project and soon after the Salt Lake’s mayor was behind him and…

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Why Container Homes Are Becoming So Popular

Why Container Homes Are Becoming So Popular

  There has been an explosion of interest in the possibilities of used shipping containers as homes of various types. However why are these container homes so popular? There are a variety of reasons which range from cost effectiveness to convenience and many other motivations, however here are some of the most popular reasons that shipping containers may just be the trendiest accommodation on the face of the planet. #1…

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Container homes

Container Homes

Container home for your financial solutions A container home, the tailor made solution to overcome the financial, logistical and elemental constraint that people face today. It can be used to build prefabricated homes up to two stories high or more and over 1200 square feet. The container home is taking the world by storm as its architecture and convenience is top notch. They are recycled freight containers that can be…

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Cool Shipping Container Homes, Awesome Homes made from Shipping Containers

Shipping container homes, offices and buildings offer low cost, efficiency and flexibility. Modular metal homes are an excellent and convenient living ingenious solution. Today, building metal type houses from shipping containers has become increasingly common. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/blogcristilulu Follow us on: http://www.howtobuildahouseblog.com/ GOOGLE PLUS: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+GrigStamate/posts PINTEREST: http://pinterest.com/Grig55/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/GrigStamate1 FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/HowToBuildAHouseBlog.

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