It’s not really uncommon to see homeless people living in shipping containers, but that usually happens in pitiful circumstances. Now, a partnership between developer QED Property and the City of Brighton’s Housing Trust has ensured that these containers can be used in a less miserable way. 294 more words
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While city councillors lock horns Monday over secondary suite reform, Calgary’s planning chief is gauging the merits of shipping containers and backyard “cottages” as low-cost housing solutions. 686 more words
SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. — A Days Inn hotel built of 120 surplus shipping containers has opened in this northern Ontario town.
Calgary-based manufacturer Ladacor announced the opening, calling the two-storey, 60-room building located 380 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay “the largest shipping container-based hotel in North America.” 75 more words