Delivering a shipping container office by flatbed truck

Have you ever considered how difficult it might be to have your shipping container project delivered on site? It turns out that with a skilled driver & a little preplanning,…

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Stalled ambitious 21 container project in Brooklyn NY is active again.

Although North Carolina might be the friendliest place for shipping container homes right now, Brooklyn has the most awesome projects. Keeping up with the interesting architecture in beyond trendy Williamsburg…

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Tim Steele designed this cool little Shipping Container cabin in NY. [HD VIDEO]

I really like this for multiple reasons. First, it is located in my home State of NY, a place where I will be attempting to build out my first shipping…

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Plans, Drawings, Sketches or Pictures?

The day you walk into your local building department and say: “I want to build a home from shipping containers…” What do you think will happen? For jurisdictions that have…

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Using Pier Footings for Your Shipping Container Home

Caveat: before you read the main part of this post, please note that this would be my approach to things. That means what you are about to read is all opinion…

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Building Codes: All 50 States!

After much googling and stumbling into nowhere links, I finally found the perfect resource for us owner-builders. I know building codes are the biggest obstacle for containerists wishing to assemble…

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