Her Permitted Container Home on Land

A Dream Come True! Jen’s Mountain Tiny Home Meet Jen, living her dream in a permitted container home in the Colorado mountains. It all began with a massive amount of research. Notably, she found a county open to nontraditional housing types and exceptionally helpful during the land development process. The pandemic, unfortunately, made completing everything…

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Retiree’s Container Home on Wheels Life, a Healing Journey

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Meet Sally, a retiree living in a container home on wheels. She downsized into her 20-foot tiny home to turn a fresh leaf and achieve her own independent affordable housing. Although Sally had no debt, she has little income, which makes obtaining a loan challenging. But thanks to Operation Tiny Home & Sutter Home, she…

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Is This the Most Livable 40-ft Container Home?!

40′ Shipping Container Tiny Home Conversion Meet Dan, an architect who designed, built, and now lives in a high-cube 40-ft container home with his wife, dog, and cat. During the design phase, he focused on not sacrificing comfort while optimizing function. The result is an exceptionally livable, light & airy tiny home. Impressively, Dan did…

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Container Homes vs Tiny Houses on Wheels: A Comparison

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Which is better a shipping container conversion or a tiny house on wheels? More importantly, which is better for you? We compare container homes vs tiny houses on wheels and sharing similarities, as well as pros & cons. Comparison Video Breakdown: 0:00​ – Tiny Home Comparison 0:07​ – Intro 0:57​ – Tiny House on Wheels…

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Impressive Modern Shipping Container Home Build

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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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Innovative Container Homes with Conversion Insights

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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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$20k Container Home: Couple’s Clever Build

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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