house tour: brilliant urban shipping container home


(Video link here.)  When this very resourceful couple found that they didn’t have the money to build even the traditional brick envelope of their 20′x40′ lot in Brooklyn, they used 5 shipping containers and went from there. It’s a totally inspiring and charming story of perserverence and outside-the-box (!!!!!) thinking, as well as a swell house tour for us space voyeurs.

via Science Friday

With thanks to A. (You know who you are!)

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4 Responses to house tour: brilliant urban shipping container home

  1. jody 05.09.2013 at 12:23pm #

    so inspirational, wise, alive, moving…

  2. Catherineap 05.12.2013 at 2:42pm #

    Effing BRILLIANT

  3. Sally 05.13.2013 at 2:52pm #

    Hey, it looks like it. I never noticed it. Yikes!

  4. dr 05.13.2013 at 4:53pm #

    reminds me of one of my very favourite stores – i call it the mothership. freitag’s flagship store in zurich – just beautiful

    http://www.mimoa.eu/projects/Switzerland/Zurich/Freitag%20Flagship%20Store

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