Gallery: Brooklyn Couple Moves into Stacked Shipping Container Home in ...

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Over the last ten years, rising property values in Williamsburg, Brooklyn have made home ownership difficult or impossible for many. But one couple, David Boyle and wife Michele Bertomen, decided to get around the high pricetags in the area by turning to cargotecture. In 2008, the couple bought a small 20 by 40 foot plot on Keap Street along with six shipping containers, and began to build their stacked container home, which they were finally able to move into recently.

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  1. Florin Anghel September 23, 2013 at 7:51 am
    Wait a minute.. The total cost was 400.000$?? Why so much?
  2. BrianneH May 17, 2013 at 9:35 am
    More photos, please!
  3. Mark A. Griffin March 4, 2013 at 8:32 pm
    Very cool idea and great reuse of materials! Would love to see more pictures of how the interior turned out. This has been an idea of mine for awhile to do in a remote location to use as a cabin/retreat.