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Shipping Container Homes to Solve Housing Problems in Hawaii

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The Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) has turned a shipping container into a home for a family of five. The shipping container is located in Honolulu, Hawaii and cost about $11,000 to construct.

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Youth Pastor Builds Shipping Container Homes for the Less Fortunate

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Bill Hebner, a former youth pastor from Kelowna, Canada has been building affordable housing for the less fortunate since the 1990s. The first homes he built were made of wood, but more recently, he started using recycled shipping containers as the primary building blocs. Availability, sturdiness, and ease of constructions are the main reasons for this choice.

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Modern Shipping Container Home Built in Costa Rica

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Eight recycled shipping containers were used to construct the so-called Casa Incubo in Costa Rica. This modern home is sustainable from the ground up, right down to being build around an existing cedar tree growing on the building site, which the builders were loathe to cut down. The home was designed by architect Maria José Trejos.

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California School Made of Shipping Containers

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The Waldorf School of Orange County, located in Costa Mesa, CA recently added 10,000 square feet of classroom space, which they achieved by using recycled shipping containers as the main building materials. It is very nice to see these sustainable building blocks used on larger scale projects where cost and speed is not the main reason for their use.

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Israel Gets a Shipping Container Student Village

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A brand new student village recently opened its doors in the town of Sderot in Israel. What sets it apart from other such villages is the fact that it was built entirely out of used shipping containers. All the work was also done by the students themselves, many with no prior construction experience, under the watchful eye of Ayalim, Israel’s largest youth organization.

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Tiny Shipping Container Home That Doesn’t Skimp on Space

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Here is an tiny home built out of a recycled shipping container that is a great example of just how easy it is to create a comfortable and functional home using one of these awesome building blocks. The home was ingeniously designed by Brenda Kelly of IQ Container Homes, and built from a single 20-foot shipping container.

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