Shipping containers make great storage, they are waterproof, rodent proof and inexpensive. If you insulate them they can stay quite cool.
When Oakland designer and builder Stephen Schoup’s firm, building Lab Inc, grew too big for his old backyard workshop, he thought long and hard on how to increase his workspace in a sustainable way. After much deliberation, he settled on an L-shaped shipping container office space where he could incorporate many of the leftover materials and supplies he had laying around. The newly created backyard office balances the warehouse-style home..
A collection of best shipping container homes. Interior, plans, 20' and 40' containers, prefab and modular.
Insulating any house is a necessary component to any living environment, however, when applying to a steel, cargo-container home, things may get a little tricky. Consider the different possibilities for insulating your shipping container...
There is indeed no such thing as the right option, as it mostly depends on the particular features of your project and the specific needs of it
The GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant and Michigan Urban Farming Initiative today unveiled the city’s first "shipping container homestead," a shipping container that is going to be turned into a eco-friendly two bedroom living space.