Containers of Hope: Cool Costa Rican Shipping Container House Only Costs $40,000

Jun 10, 2011 Full story: Inhabitat

Guess how much this house cost? $US 40,000. Seriously. Containers of Hope is the latest project by Benjamin Garcia Saxe and is composed of two 40' shipping containers set together with a raised mid section and clerestory windows.

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Victor

Bangkok, Thailand

#1 Jun 14, 2011
This is a fantastic example of container based architecture.

It embraces all of the elements that define the movement...

Reuse, some measure of sweat equity, fast construction times and affordability.

This is what we have been working so hard for years to promote, rather than $300 sqft statement homes.

Brilliant - thankyou.

More information on hands on container home design at http://www.containerhome.info

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