Author: Alex Klein

Random acts of “Steel Stupidity”

After all of the conversations we’ve had about this topic, I’m still amazed that I see that “dreaded dragon” of ISBU construction popping up over and over again. We’ve spent years debunking this myth. Of course, I’m talking about the…

Building Corten Castles – Part One

Greetings, readers! Recently, we began working with a client who is beginning the process that will lead him to building ISBU (Shipping Container) based affordable rental housing in the Deep South. During the course of the consulting conversations with him,…

Happy Independence Day!

Hey Campers! I wanted to take a moment to wish every single one of you a terrific, safe, memorable 4th of July! Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be…

Independence means Responsibility!

Greetings Campers! Now I know that you’re expecting another “Gather round the campfire whilst I tell ya a story about steel and determination”… But today we’ve put the welders down and picked up another set of tools… Campfires are now…

Sometimes a bed just won’t do…

Here at CHC, sometimes it’s more than just; “How do I assemble the shipping containers?” A big part of designing homes and structures (regardless of the style or type of home) is the assignment and detail of the created spaces.…

Cloaking Corten – Low Cost Outbuildings

As we toil tirelessly moving ISBU projects forward, we’re getting buried under requests for information about many different types of Shipping Container structures. It IS Spring (in most parts of the United States) after all. Everyone and their brother-in-law (more…