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Going green is growing up across the world; more and more people are opting to shipping container structures for green alternatives and to build their homes or even business. There are innumerable numbers of empty, unused shipping containers around the world just sitting on shipping docks taking up space. The reason for this is that it’s too expensive for a country to ship empty containers back to their origin. The result is an extremely high excess of empty shipping containers that are just waiting to convert in to a home, office, apartment, school, dorm, studio and much more; the ideas are endless.

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If you’d like to incorporate shipping containers into your house—or build a structure entirely out of them—these architects and designers are good resources:

Robert Humble and Joel Egan, HyBrid Architecture, Seattle, Washington

Their prefab Cargotecture homes incorporate shipping containers, with prices starting at $29,500. They also consult on…

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Posted February 28, 2014 by bibbieandblue in Re-imagined

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