When A Simple Plan Becomes A Home - Shipping Container Build


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Johnson and designers David Garlovsk and Evette Hudson-Kaiser:

video:  ITV News

What begins as a drawing, with enough motivation, drive, and backing....  becomes a home.... but it all began like this:

Shipping containers are typically used to bring supplies from overseas.  The trade deficit between China and pretty much everywhere else means that containers continually ship out of China, but most of them aren't coming back.  They are strewn throughout the world without financial motivation to return to sender.  For that reason, they sit in disuse, and are finding new purpose as homes.

 

Our container conversion in Sheffield just finished! Hoping to create off grid models in the future. More information on REACH homes web page or Facebook...  here is some of the progress of construction:

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