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Fukushima: constructing containment buildings out of shipping containers

Containments for the damaged reactor buildings can be rapidly constructed out of intermodal shipping containers. Shown here are forty-foot units. Approximately 1500 are used to build the walls. At $5000 per unit, the walls can be constructed for $7,500,000 in … Continue reading

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The One TEU Per Family Initiative

In the design shown, I’ve added a fancy door and window to a TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) shipping container just for the fun of it. Otherwise, I’m serious about this concept. Each of the six solar panels provides 80 watts … Continue reading

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Shipping Container Home Kitchen Unit

As you can see here, I’ve filled out the kitchen unit: On the right we see a sink, cabinets, and a dishwasher. On the left is more cabinet space, a stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. Note the central control … Continue reading

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Shipping Container Home Layout (Work in Progress)

Google 3D Warehouse is an immense resource of free furnishings for your shipping container home layout. Here is where I ended up after playing for a couple of hours. It certainly looks nicer than my first feeble attempt at this, … Continue reading

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