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Couple Moves into Cool Shipping Container Home in New York City

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On March 11, 2013 @ 1:53 pm In Architecture,Cargotecture,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,New York City | 2 Comments

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Michele Bertomen and David Boyle set out the achieve the American dream by building their own home in Brooklyn, New York [1]. But the house they chose to create is undoubtedly a little different from the typical, white picket-fenced version that may spring to mind. The couple built the four-level residence out of six stacked shipping containers [1] over the past few years, and were finally able to move in just a short while ago. Check out our photo gallery [1] to see all that this truly unique residence has to offer [1] – from cool upcycled furniture ideas [2] to cut-out balconies [3] to a sweet spiral staircase [4].


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-couple-moves-into-stacked-shipping-container-home-in-williamsburg-brooklyn/wburg-shipping-containerlea/?extend=1

[2] cool upcycled furniture ideas: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-couple-moves-into-stacked-shipping-container-home-in-williamsburg-brooklyn/wburg-shipping-container-ta/?extend=1

[3] cut-out balconies: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-couple-moves-into-stacked-shipping-container-home-in-williamsburg-brooklyn/wburg-shipping-container-15/?extend=1

[4] sweet spiral staircase: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-couple-moves-into-stacked-shipping-container-home-in-williamsburg-brooklyn/wburg-shipping-containersta/?extend=1

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