(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 replies on “house tour: brilliant urban shipping container home

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

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