Shipping Container Living Space

Credit: Urban Space Management (CONTAINER CITY) Ltd.

Credit: Urban Space Management (CONTAINER CITY) Ltd.

Brent Martin and I have had several discussions about using shipping containers as living space.  Apparently someone beat us on the implementation.  London-based developers Urban Space Management used shipping containers to create Container City, a 22-unit modular building.  I read about it in the April issue of Multi-Family Executive.  You can read the entire article by Linsey Isaacs on their site here.  I also read an article recently where Ball State University was experimenting with the idea as housing in third world countries.  Another million dollar idea lost to quicker minds…

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