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Shipping container “cargotecture” not all it's stacked up to be! - Green Prophet

Shipping container “cargotecture” not all it's stacked up to be! - Green Prophet | Alternative Living | Scoop.it
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Shipping container “cargotecture” not all it's stacked up to be!
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Some valid opposing views to the shipping container home movement. Things to consider. If it's more beneficial to your surrounding community and more sustainable to forego the shipping container then maybe an alternative should be considered.

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11 shipping container homes you'd happily pack yourself into - BuzzBuzzHome News

11 shipping container homes you'd happily pack yourself into - BuzzBuzzHome News | Alternative Living | Scoop.it
To the construction industry shipping containers are cheap, prefabricated building material. It's why they are quickly becoming architecturally ubiquitous. (@DecrepitDesiree More shipping container houses.
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Reason #1 why we have put lots of thought into shipping container homes, "cheap prefabricated building material." Not to mention the recyclable attribute.

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Alternative Homes Today - Tiny House Blog

Alternative Homes Today - Tiny House Blog | Alternative Living | Scoop.it
Ross Lukeman, the owners of the blog, Alternative Homes Today, discusses his interest in tiny homes and the future of small homes and natural building.

Via SustainOurEarth
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I like the minimalist movement in housing. A smaller living arrangement forces people to live outside of their homes and more in nature. I would hope that I could live in a home so small.

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Shipping Container Houses…Brought to You by GM?

Shipping Container Houses…Brought to You by GM? | Alternative Living | Scoop.it
More Posts (This is pretty awesome! GM has a new initiative to build shipping container homes in #Detroit! http://t.co/YUaa7G5zVf)
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I love that large corporations are jumping in on shipping container homes. If done correctly, this could provide an alternative for cheap and durable housing for those in need.

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Cob Houses - Live Debt Free with Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development - Photos of cob homes that I took on the West Coast of Canada.
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Neat ideas. Some ideas are better than others.

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Alternative Homes Hawaii Shipping Containers | 808-953-2005 | Hawaii Shipping Container

Alternative Homes Hawaii Shipping Containers Call 808-953-2005 Visit us at: http://www.affordableportablehousing.com If you are looking for shipping containe...
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There are adds now for shipping container homes. It's becoming popular enough.

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