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Are shipping container homes in the UK viable?

Student shares his UK container home dissertation research with Adaptainer. House prices are rising and becoming unaffordable to many in the UK – so could a shipping container home be a cheaper alternative? Owen Connolly, a student from the University of Westminster explored this and many other interesting questions in a dissertation.   After Owen contacted Adaptainer […]

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London’s record high rental prices bring shipping container homes into spotlight

Could homes made from shipping containers provide a real solution to London’s housing crisis? The UK is growing rapidly in population and the capital is facing the greatest challenge. According to a recent mayor’s report there will be more than 11 million people living in the city by 2050 which raises tough questions about housing […]

Eco-friendly shipping container homes

Eco-friendly shipping container home challenge

Is it possible to build a home using only recycled materials and save a bunch of money as well as helping the planet? Eco-friendly shipping container homes have been created before but they’re not always built with re-used materials. Tony Hurd grew up around shipping containers in his native San Francisco and probably never thought he would […]