Costa Rica: Container cabins for beach bums!

A fabulous yoga practitioner I know went to Costa Rica. She reports that a number of companies there use shipping containers for hostels, vacation rental and cabins. Costa Rica has an abundant shipping industry and easy access to the port, and so repurposing shipping containers  is a simple process. Looser building code regulations allow for…

Around the world, container homes.

A shipping container home is a sound, intelligent and ecological response to the basic need for housing. Around the world, people have been adapting these versatile containers to meet the needs of their own particular communities and environments, crafting exciting and innovative spaces. In my travels – both virtual and actual – I have been inspired by…