Living in a shipping container home might not sound like the best idea, but after seeing this woman’s residence in Lake Taupo, New Zealand, you might just change your mind. Brenda Kelly isn’t new to shipping container living. In fact, she’s lived in an ultra-compact home built out of a single 20 ft shipping container.
When American entrepreneur Malcolm McLean pioneered shipping containers in 1956 for his trucking company, it was meant to serve one purpose: carrying cargo for transport. The invention revolutionized international trade and expedited the once tedious process of unloading goods on shipping vessels. The humble shipping container has entered the housing industry as a simple, low-cost
Waking up debt and mortgage-free is one of the most beautiful feelings in the world. Living in your dream home comes with a price, and most homeowners in the country spend almost a quarter of their life paying it. The ridiculous amount of down payments and interest to take shelter in a livable home has