Shipping Container Mansion

by DIY Maven


Quebec Shipping Container House

Okay, maybe it's not a mansion, but it sure is the biggest shipping container home I've ever seen! Built with seven--count 'em--SEVEN shipping containers, it is the creation of Bernard Morin and Joyce Labelle of Maison Idekit Home. According to reports, 'The containers are covered with 12 cm (5 inches) of urethane insulation and wooden cladding.  The interiors of the containers have been left with bare metal walls giving a stylish industrial...

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The Container Gardening Craze!

by Chris Gardner

The Lifestyle section of MSN offers an article from Country Living on the myriad options of growing contained greenery. "The most utilitarian of garden objects, pots serve several vital functions. First, they're home to plants we can’t or don't want to grow directly in the ground (this includes house plants). In regions where the soil is dense with clay, containers offer gardeners a welcoming environment in which t nurture plants that sulk and...

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