Shipping Container Home Built In 3 Days and Does Something Pretty Incredible..
Container homes have been gaining in popularity in recent years, with more styles, designs and decorating options than ever before, it's easy to see why they are so popular. "Ireland's First Shipping Container Home Built In 3 Days And Houses Homeless People," is a great read and concept for helping people across the world.
This build was Irelands first container home project, and was donated by the St. Vincent de Paul charity to be used to house the homeless. Designed by Architectural firm, Ceardean Architects, and built by a 60 person team of craftsman and contractors, taking just three days. The objective of the project was to serve as a prototype for communities looking for affordable ways to ease the housing crisis. The hope is to encourage do it yourself projects, hopefully bringing communities together with plumbers, welders, plasterers and builders to work on other projects. The site offers lots of photos to see the amazing job this team has done, what a wonderful idea to help people who need it most in the community, hopefully it inspires lots of other projects around the world.
Off Grid Living is a great site with lots of excellent resources and answers to your off grid living questions, information included on the site includes; off grid living information such as news, stories and off grid cabins; sustainable facts such as homesteading, gardening, and do it yourself projects; renewable energy such as solar, wind, hydro and geothermal; outdoor information to include camping, hiking and backpacking, adventure, exploration and RV camping. Container homes are a great home option allowing people to save money and live more economically depending on what energy source is used for the home, container homes also allow people to build in a way that reflects their personalities and creativeness.
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