Financing your FoxBox DIY Container Home

Yesterday,The Globe and Mail published an article in the business section on the container home movement and the complexity of finding a mortgage for a tiny home. Christoph Kesting was interviewed and was given the opportunity to ask a team of experts their opinion on the mortgage conundrum. While the FoxBox do-it-yourself container home kit…

Project planning

Why have a plan? The short strokes are:  You should have a plan. What the plan looks like can be different – from a simple sketch on a napkin to pre-made downloadable blue prints to custom made building designs — but it is critically important to have and stick to the plan you have made. Risk management,…

Cost breakdown of my container house

In my book *How To Build A Container House*, I list a dollar by dollar cost breakdown so you can make an informed budget plan for your construction project. In this blog post, I’ll share enough to get your wheels turning.   What I discovered was that most of my expenditures were embedded in the…

Award winning shipping container home design

Murray Arnott is an award-winning American architect. His passion is building sustainable, unique and beautiful log homes. His talent and vision allowed us to co-craft something truly special. After all, the job of an architect — their art — is their ability to integrate function and phenomenal beauty into the blueprints for a home. And mine…