Environment: Recycling & Creative Architecture:Shipping Containers

Living in a Shipping Container doesn't sound like any fun at all until you see these renovated containers.

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

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