30 Aug '16, 2pm

This shipping container house is designed to move

Shipping containers were designed to move anywhere in the world; there are cranes and ships and trucks designed to move them. They were designed to be secure. They were designed to resist anything nature could throw at them. They were designed for freight, not people. That’s one reason I have been dubious about shipping container architecture; These boxes were not designed to be sliced and diced and tied down to one spot. They want to move. Living big in a tiny house /Video screen capture And it’s why I love Evans’ house in a 20 foot shipping container, shown on Living Big in a Tiny House and picked up by Tiny House Talk; it is designed to move. It seals up tight like a shipping container should so that you cannot even tell there is a house inside. When it is opened up, it is another world. Evans is a boat builder, and has applied the lessons of boat interior design: stora...

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