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  1. A Tiny $11,000 House

    “We believe in a smaller footprint and this is a great way to start.” Full story: http://simpledwell.com/2013/12/

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  2. Shipping Container Treehouse

    “The pines not only lend to the aesthetic of the construction, but they also serve as a natural source of air-conditioning and shade the timber from the harsh sun.” Image courtesy of Inhabitat.com:…

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  3. Recycled Shipping Container Theater

    A gigantic recycled shipping container stage in Amsterdam. Story and more pictures in the link below: http://inhabitat.com/oa-builds-theatrical-recycled-shipping-containers-space-in-amsterdams-shipyard/oa-recycled-containers-city-amsterdam-2/?extend=1

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  4. Freight Farms

    Brilliant! We’d love to build some units like this in Canada.     Story and more pictures in the link below: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2015/02/23/388467327/-freight-farms-grow-local-flavor-year-round?sc=ipad%3Ff%3D1001

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  5. Hall & Woodhouse Pub and Restaurant

    Hall & Woodhouse pub and restaurant in Portishead, Somerset is made of 28 recycled shipping containers: Story and more pictures in the link below: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2246360/We-want-good-time–dont-overboard-The-pub-thats-shipping-containers.html#ixzz3SftVl0dU

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  6. Who Knew a Relaxed Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers

    This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer’s dream home. Story and more pictures in the link below: http://www.dwell.com/houses-we-love/article/who-knew-relaxed-tropical-retreat-could-be-made-shipping-containers

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  7. Eco Architecture

    Eco Architecture: School gets a shipping container sports hall in just three days.   Story and more pictures in the link below: http://www.ecofriend.com/eco-architecture-school-gets-a-shipping-container-sports-hall-in-just-three-days.html

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  8. 22 Most Beautiful Houses Made From Shipping Containers

    Living in these days can mean a lot more that just having a shelter, food and clothing.  People have evolved a lot in the last 50 years and the trend is of an…

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  9. Bayside Marina Hotel

    The Bayside Marina Hotel by Japanese architecture firm Yoshimura is another stunning example of modular construction built using shipping containers.   Story and more pictures below: http://retaildesignblog.net/2013/02/09/shipping-containers-bayside-marina-hotel-by-yoshimura-yokohama-japan-2/

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  10. Top 10 Shipping Container Structures of 2014

    Originally only used to transport cargo across the globe, shipping containers were so cheap to manufacture that it was economically more viable to leave them at the freight’s destination, rather than to return…

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