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Mexican School Built With Shipping Containers

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Following the success of our other interviews, we bring another interview today with Fernando Saldain from Montessori La Milpa. Fernando is the Founder of Montessori La Milpa, which is a primary school based in Ensenada, Mexico. He has an incredible story. The school is primarily built out of shipping containers. Let’s hear more from Fernando. Please tell our […]

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Tiny Off-Grid Shipping Container Home

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In our interviews, we introduce to you an owner who has built their own shipping container home. We ask how they decided to use containers, how they actually did the build, and what they learned along the way. Today we welcome Brenda Kelly from iqcontainerhomes. About Brenda’s Home Brenda has managed to build an incredible […]

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Who Built The First Shipping Container Home?

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We covered the complete history of shipping containers. Do you think that when Malcom McLean developed the shipping container he imagined them to be used as building materials? It’s doubtful. Visionaries such as Phillip Clark and Nicholas Lacey certainly did, though. The first official document citing the use of shipping containers as a building material was published in […]

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Stunning Shipping Container Office Examples

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Shipping containers can be used for all types of buildings, including swimming pools, hospitals, and schools to name only a few.  They really are a blank canvas that can be used to create all types of structures, including commercial spaces.  Offices, in particular, are an interesting application for containers, as a large portion of the […]

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