Are Shipping Containers the Sustainable Building Blocks We Need?

Dubbed ‘container city’, this four story apartment block made exclusively out of shipping containers showcases exactly how funky container homes can be. The first shipping container home, in the US, was built nearly ten years ago and since then shipping container homes have seen their popularity skyrocket. In-fact you’ve probably seen post’s like this form True Activist, showing just how many of these homes have been built in recent years. So why are people turning to shipping containers to build their homes out of? Well, there are a growing number of people who do so because they’re looking for a sustainable way to build their homes. How are shipping containers a sustainable solution? Each year in America thousands of these shipping containers are left dormant because American imports more than it exports and it’s too expensive to ship these containers empty back to Asia....

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