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Shipping container home
go to step by step constuction Remote accomodation is always a challenge in difficult terrain. What follows is an example of using two conventional shipping containers to create 90 square meters of living space in dense rainforest adjoining World Heritage Rainforest. The facility, on a nature refuge is used for rainforest research. The terrain is extremely difficult and accessed via a narrow track made by woodcutters in 1928. The techniques are simple and require only very basic skills. See also the excellent container home site: KTainer (external link) Step by Step Construction We cleared the 1928 timber access track by hand using axes and dragging the material, various distances into the surrounding bush. In less severe terrain a 40' container might be better value, however the larger container at about 3.5 tonnes would require a much larger truck and a much better road. We used two 6m (20') containers placed 3m (10') apart. We could also have used a backhoe or jacks.

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Modern Industrial Design and Future Technology - Tuvie Email Presenting you the all-new vacation home, which is portable! Yes you heard it rightly. Shipping Container Homes: Jamie Durie, Top Design - Sydney, Australia, - 5 x 20 FT Container Studio Homes Episode 1 The first challenge for contestants is to convert a shipping container into a practical home. It must contain a living area, sleeping area and eating space. The 10 contestants are broken up into two teams of five and given $25,000 and four days to complete the challenge. They will use innovative ideas and creative techniques to maximise space and create comfortable, livable rooms Find Shipping Container Homes, 20 ft container, 40 ft container, ISBU in your area

Container - Part 2 Guest Post by R Blank (this is a repost from his original blog) My wife and I have now been living tiny for several months. For those who don’t know, tiny homes (living units under roughly 200sq’) have become increasingly popular in the past couple of years. When we researched many options for different types of tiny homes, we found a lot of information — but very few first-person accounts of the experience.

Ubuntu (philosophy) Ubuntu (/ʊˈbuːntʊ/ uu-BOON-tuu; Zulu pronunciation: [ùɓúntʼú])[1][2] is a Nguni Bantu term roughly translating to "human kindness."[dubious ] It is an idea from the Southern African region which means literally "human-ness," and is often translated as "humanity toward others," but is often used in a more philosophical sense to mean "the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity".[3] In Southern Africa, it has come to be used as a term for a kind of humanist philosophy, ethic or ideology, also known as Ubuntuism or Hunhuism (the latter after the corresponding Shona term) propagated in the Africanization (transition to majority rule) process of these countries during the 1980s and 1990s. Since the transition to democracy in South Africa with the Nelson Mandela presidency in 1994, the term has become more widely known outside of Southern Africa, notably popularized to English language readers by Desmond Tutu (1999).

Shipping container architecture A temporary bank branch built from shipping containers in Germany Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using steel intermodal containers (shipping containers) as structural element, because of their inherent strength, wide availability and relatively low expense. Advantages[edit] Strength and durability Shipping containers are in many ways an ideal building material. They are designed to carry heavy loads and to be stacked in high columns. Containers of Hope, a $40,000 Home by Benjamin Garcia Saxe By Eric • Jun 16, 2011 • Selected Work Benjamin Garcia Saxe has recently completed the Containers of Hope project with a budget of $40,000. Located in San Jose, Costa Rica this container house is the result of a close collaboration between the architect and his clients, who went on to construct the building themselves. The 1,000 square foot home is composed of two 40-foot used shipping containers set together with a raised mid section and clerestory windows. More shipping container houses here

Solar Power Much Cheaper to Produce Than Most Analysts Realize, Study Finds By Joe Romm on December 11, 2011 at 10:22 am "Solar Power Much Cheaper to Produce Than Most Analysts Realize, Study Finds" The public is being kept in the dark about the viability of solar photovoltaic energy, according to a study conducted at Queen’s University.“Many analysts project a higher cost for solar photovoltaic energy because they don’t consider recent technological advancements and price reductions,” says [co-author] Joshua Pearce, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

Intermodal container A 40-foot (12.19 m) long shipping container. Each of the eight corners has a simple twistlock fitting for stacking, locking and craning There are over seventeen million shipping containers in the world Containers standing with their loading doors open Corner casting on a shipping container. The twistlock proper is done through a larger oval hole on the bottom.

Safmarine Container Sports Center by Tsai Design Studio Here’s a single container building used as a sports center that could easily be a small home. I really like the second metal roof. Shipping containers are water tight but a second roof like this can keep it cooler on hots days and help lengthen the building’s life. Ayahuasca Tourism in South America Written for Anthropology of Tourism, University of Maryland at College Park John N. Grunwell Within the last fifteen years or so, a grass-roots ayahuasca tourism industry has sprung up, with outposts all over Amazonia. Perhaps the ayahuasca tourism phenomenon is best understood as part of this culture, a culture that increasingly seeks to know itself and nature better, both as individual entities and interconnected systems. Outsider's attraction to ayahuasca

Home Office and Retreat Update June 2013 – I never found time in 2011 or 2012 to build this home office. We did adopt Reagan and she’s now 3 1/2. A family member also ran into some health issues – so I ended up building a home office/storage room in part of the garage so I could be within earshot if I was needed. But now things are running smoothly again here at the Janzen household, so I’m back to considering my options for tiny home offices – and updating this design concept and plan. As families grow the need for space changes and tiny house designs like this one might be the perfect fit.

www.tinyhouseliving.com/tag/shipping-container/ For six months, Granary Row become a pop-up neighborhood– flanked by 2 lanes of traffic — where fledgling entrepreneurs could get a start (year one saw clothing stores, a bike shop, an art gallery and a local humane society), food trucks parked, affordable shipping container micro-housing was displayed and the neighborhood got to know each other better.” – Kirsten at FiarCompanies.com Learn more about Shipping containers as nomadic pop-up hood in Salt Lake City This isn’t a tiny container home, but there will probably be many lessons learned & shared by these folks that could help future tiny container owner-builders. Today started with snow and ended with cutting the first hole out of our containers. We cut out the guest bathroom window and put in the frame… The frame fit perfectly on the left and right side but the corrugation messed up our cutting line and so we have some gaps in the top and bottom which we will fill.” – Ryan at 40×28.com

Tiny Home for Around-the-World Adventure Many people interested to have live in a truck today with variety reasons. If you also want to live in truck which will accompany you in your around-the-world trip, this tiny home truck can be an inspiration. People who live in a truck usually chose this way of life because they need to travel a lot. The Ultimate Guesthouse and Garden Shed, in a Shipping Container: Gardenista Older The Ultimate Guesthouse and Garden Shed, in a Shipping Container by Christine Chang Hanway Issue 68 · Africana · April 15, 2013 Newer

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