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Canada’s First Container Housing Development Built in Vancouver

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Early last month, Canada got its first recycled shipping container housing development. It is located in the Downtown Eastside area of Vancouver, at 502 Alexander St. The housing project was developed by Atira Women’s Resource Society, which wanted to create affordable and quality non-market housing units to be rented out to older women.

The housing development is comprised of 12 studio units, each with a net living area of 280 – 290 square feet. All of the units are entirely self-contained, complete with bathrooms, kitchens and an in-suite laundry. With its colorful navy blue and burnt orange exterior walls, the housing blends in perfectly with the other building in the neighborhood.

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SOAK in a Pop-Up Spa Repurposed from Reclaimed Shipping Containers

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San Francisco startup, SOAK, inspired by Amsterdam saunas and dubbed, “an urban bathhouse for healthy hedonists,” has turned shipping containers into a spa that can be transported to any urban location.

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Cottonwood Meadow Hybrid Container Home on Sierra Nevada Blueberry Farm

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Kyle and Hannah have been building a hybrid container home in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California where they are attempting to grow blueberries. Their blog at CottonwoodMeadow.blogspot.com chronicles the design, site preparation, and construction of the home that incorporates shipping containers with traditional construction methods and their previous home that was relocated onto the new property.

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