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Sacramento Design Group- Shipping container home design in Sacramento. Part 4


www.SacramentoDesignGroup.com : In this video, we are meeting with Mark Barrington to review the revisions & notes that they have made on their shipping container floor plans. A few items needing to be revised are: Remove the front & rear steps going up to the front & rear decks, Contunue the balcony railing across, Put the front 1/ 2 bath window in the plan, Put the bathroom window in the plan, Take the carport support posts & lean them in about 1′ out of plumb to create a more creative look. Shipping containers are tough. Built from weathering steel, these building blocks of international trade are designed to withstand stacking, stuffing and strapping and are reused over and over. There are roughly 17 million of these containers floating, riding and flying around the world today, but the recent sustainable design trend has found these containers re-purposed to carry a more fragile cargo — humans. Eight feet tall, eight feet wide and either 20 or 40 feet long, the containers don’t contain much space, but architects and building designers on the next page don’t exactly build within the box, so hit the jump and size up 10 great shipping container homes. With the green theme growing in popularity across every stretch of the world, more and more people are turning to cargo container homes for green alternatives for office, and even new home, construction. There are countless numbers of empty, unused shipping containers around the world just sitting on the shipping docks and

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