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PREFAB FRIDAY: Recycled Shipping Container Harbinger House
Recycled shipping containers are becoming more and more popular as a viable sustainable building material, and this year’s West Coast Green show house highlights this growing trend. The showroom highlight of this year’s event is Lawrence Group’s SG Blocks Container House, fashion out of five shipping containers and a plethora of other eco-friendly building materials. As a prefab, the home is affordable, cute, and easy to assemble — this one was erected in just 5 hours!
Personally, I’ve never been a fan of the straight lines of modern architecture, instead preferring the organic shapes of cob and straw bale. However, for those who enjoy a more boxy and modern look, building homes from repurposed shipping containers is a growing trend and a sustainable option if you’d like to use recycled or …