modern shipping container home

A Modern Container Home Build by Relevant Buildings Relevant Buildings owner Carl Coffman shows us his modern shipping container home in New Era, Oregon. At 900 square feet, it’s created with two off-set 40-foot used containers and a site-built 8-foot bridge. The “bridge” creates significant extra width and height. As a result, ample room is…

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container homes

Converting shipping containers into homes is full of amazing design possibilities and is remarkably sustainable. Reusing something in surplus for a dwelling that requires less precious resources, like lumber, makes container homes ideal for our climate change reality. That’s precisely what appealed to Relevant Buildings, a container house manufacturer in Oregon City, Oregon. Owner Carl…

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In our latest tiny home tour, we share a cozy modern DIY container home on a dreamy waterfront location in northern Washington. After living in a rustic school bus conversion, Matt and Paiton were looking for affordable homeownership opportunities to put down roots. So they searched for land and researched alternative dwellings, like yurts and…

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