Category: Container Homes

No Money, No Home. Now what?

As the “Sustainable, Affordable ISBU Housing ” Guru, I get a lot of inquiries from young families. People ask me; “Why build a new house? Why shouldn’t we just go out and buy one? Wouldn’t that be much  easier?” It…

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,…

Dwell Magazine gives us the nod, again!

A while back, I got another call from Dwell Magazine. Dwell Magazine is an architecture magazine that is usually chock full of really cool projects. We’ve been mentioned before. We’ll be mentioned again. Why? Because we do cool stuff! Apparently,…

“A Home is a Home”… NOT.

Okay, between traveling and “breaking” trucks (I broke another one last night… Oy)… I’m up to my neck in alligators. So I’m going to reach into the mailbag and pull out another gem; So… fasten your safety belts,  extinguish all…

I don’t like DRYWALL!

As we toil against a workload that is as challenging as “Spring’s Arrival” in Montana… I’m going to reach into the mailbag and see what’s shakin’ in ISBU-land… Here we go; Dear Guys, We’re building our ISBU cabin in the…