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Making your Own Urban Farm out of Shipping Container

In recent years, shipping containers have seen many second-hand applications. As almost ideal sustainable building resource, they have been modified into, office spaces, vacation homes, condos, and even bars and public libraries. Their corrugated steel construction makes them rugged, able to withstand vertical and horizontal forces, and their design makes them easy to stack one onto another or interlock at 90 degrees. All these characteristics make them ideal for…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on March 22, 2015 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Repurposed shipping container housing project gets big green lights: City Council OK and predevelopment funds



"A visionary project that will turn 93 reused shipping containers into housing units has achieved some important milestones.



The project, called Exceptional Green Living, will be located at the southeast corner of Rosa Parks and Warren in Woodbridge. The much buzzed about development is moving ahead, having just received unanimous approval to proceed from Detroit City Council and secured initial predevelopment funding."…



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Added by Cornelia on October 28, 2009 at 10:16am — No Comments

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