Another Big Thinker started me thinking about what could be done with shipping containers to help offset lack of housing.

With the trade imbalance there are a lot of shipping containers with nothing to ship.  Architects, designers and artists have come up with some wonderfully surprising and comfortable ideas.

 

Babelgum offers a two minute film on the containers successful use to build studio apartments by attaching four containers together.

http://www.babelgum.com/4001977/dreamspaces-eco-living-shipping-containers.html