Shipping containers could be ‘dream’ homes for thousands – CNN

by Jon Thompson on September 25, 2008

CNN has a story on an outfit in New Mexico, PFNC Global Communities, that is planning on building homes for maquiladora employees working in Cuidad-Juarez out of shipping containers.  Is this what we should be considering for disaster relief?  If you can ship it to Ciudad you can ship it anywhere.  Here’s the YouTube spot:

Very cool stuff but not the first time someone has thought about building with containers.  Architect Adam Kalkin has been doing it for years:

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