13 Aug '11, 12am

Home in a Box: Cargo Container Dwellings: Cargo containers—those giant, steel, rectangular boxes most often seen...

Home in a Box: Cargo Container Dwellings: Cargo containers—those giant, steel, rectangular boxes most often seen...

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