Friday, June 8, 2012

Shipping container homes


How cool is this!


Inside view. Is it PDR? No its real housing in Amsterdam.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/08/amsterdam-shipping-container-homes_n_1582216.html?ref=topbar

Go here for more from the Huffington Post. Cheers CM

And here:

http://homeinabox.blogspot.com/



Santa Cruz, CA. Thank you, PocketPcman. This is so interesting how painting it redwood color makes it blend in so well to the natural scene. 


OMG I want this! From the same site!
It's just that I live on a hillside...

8 comments:

  1. I'm a huge fan of shipping containers converted for housing, there are millions of them taking up space in ports around the world, usually cheaper to make a new one than ship them back empty :( If we have to demolish our old NZ cottage we're seriously considering using a shipping container (or 2) to 'rebuild'.

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  2. A container was our eldest sons first house away from home. He lived in one of those for 2 years until he was able to find something bigger. It was the perfect solution.

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  3. Hi Norma, My cousins on an island used one as a all purpose garage
    for years, Very sturdy. xo CM

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  4. Wow Peggy! Got pictures???? Sounds like great solution! CM

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  5. When the Dutch came to Canada after the great flood in the early 50s many of them used their shipping containers as their first houses or barns. It is a great idea.

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  6. Lets look for pictures, Canadian historian. C

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  7. Theres some really cool containers homes on this blog I found homeinabox.blogspot.com

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  8. Thank you PocketPcMan I added a picture. C

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