The house-in-the-box takes recycling to a new level

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Shipping containers—full of the structural steel components needed to build a home—can also become a base for houses, taking recycling to a new realm.

September 04, 2012

Shipping containers—full of the structural steel components needed to build a home—can also become a base for houses, taking recycling to a new realm. "It’s one thing to renovate the inside of a shipping box, but quite another to create an eco-friendly home that uses the box as a structure,” architect Matthew Coates.

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