8 Incredible Homes Made from Shipping Containers

Photo by: Ecopods
The Ecopod
This eco-friendly structure uses a solar-powered winch to raise & lower an innovative deck door. It's available as a standalone unit or combined with other units to make ... more 
Photo by: Ecopods
The Ecopod
This eco-friendly structure uses a solar-powered winch to raise & lower an innovative deck door. It's available as a standalone unit or combined with other units to make larger structures.
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Fri, Aug 17, 2012 4:18 PM EDT
Living in a shipping container -- doesn't sound too appealing? It's actually not as bad as you might think. Here are a few of the ways architects and designers are recycling these byproducts of industry into incredibly cool (and affordable) places to live and work. - By Rachel Faucett



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