While there is no dearth of innovative or elaborate shipping container buildings out there, in Detroit, entrepreneur Shel Kimen has created what seems to be one of the most most impeccably furnished shipping-container dwellings on Earth. First Container, paid for with the more than $41K Kimen raised on Kickstarter, is a prototype for a grander, crowd-funded hotel and made of local, reused materials; besides the container itself, the wood paneling was scrap leftover from another construction site. "We basically reused someone's trash," Kimen told Curbed Detroit.
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· First Container Thinking Outside and Inside the Box [Curbed Detroit]
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