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Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Shipping containers housing new businesses in growing neighborhood

TAKE A LOOK. THESE ARE NOT ARE AVERAGE SHIPPING CONTAINERS. THE SEAPORT DISTRICT IS GIVING A WHOLE NEW MEANING TO THE PHRASE TALKS LUNCH. WE SHOW YOU HOW A CONTAINERS ARE BEING USED FOR NEW BUSINESSES AND WHAT'S GOING ON HERE AT THE INNOVATION AND DESIGN CENTER AMID THE BULLDOZERS, DUMPSTERS AND ROLLING EQUIPMENT, AN OASIS OF CIVILIZATION, PERSONAL GROOMING SPOTS, AND YES NEW FOOD , OPTIONS FOR THE 2,000 PLUS WORKERS IN THIS RENOVATED DISTRICT. RUNNING WATER, AIR CONDITIONING, AND FIRE ALARMS. HE HAS USED 160 FOOT SQUARE THINGS AS KIOSKS.

IT WAS OPPORTUNITY WE CANNOT PASS UP AS A COMPANY, HAVE WHOLESALE PRODUCTION AND BE ABLE TO SHARE OUR FOOD WITH THE PEOPLE IN THE DESIGN CENTER. IT IS STILL A TOUGH TEST KITCHEN. THIS IS A FOR THINKING AND WE HAVE A POPULATION OF PEOPLE WHO ARE SERVING OUR TENANTS OF THE BUILDING. WE CAN EXPERIMENT WITH NEW WAYS OF SERVING FOOD. MEI MEI'S WILL OPEN LATER THIS WEEK AS WILL OTHER MINIATURE FOOD EMPORIUMS EAGER TO SERVE THIS CAPTIVE AUDIENCE. I JUST TRIED SOME SOUP AND IT WAS DELICIOUS.

Sand Island shipping containers turned into homes

We're beginning to get a better picture of what the temporary homeless housing facility on Sand Island will look like now that the first container living units were installed today. KITV 4's Ashley Moser shows us the latest additions now on site. NAT beep beep The wait is over. the first look inside the shipping containersturned home s is here. These pastel yellow and orange shipping containers are the first living units installed at Hale Mauliola on Sand Island. Their meant to help combat Hawaii's housing epidemic. NAT 3741 click click.

Moving second one back One by one they're put in place taking up two 8 by 20 foot spaces on this one acre lot. NAT on floor 3714 plopped down City officials say both units are ADA compliant and each can house two people. Ed 2955 BY THE SURVEYS WE HAVE TO ALLOW FOR ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE HANDICAP PEOPLE AND WE KNEW I LOOKING AT THE POPULATION OF THE HOMELESS ALL OVER THE ISLAND. 3007 The project a little over a year old was put on hold until this summer.

Because of questions about the land. Ed 2747 THERE WERE SPECULATIONS BEFORE THAT THE SOIL WAS CONTAMINATED SO WE WAITED FOR THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO TEST THE SOIL. 2755 The results nothing beyond the allowable limits for hazardous material. So crews cleared the overgrown brush added a fence and these light poles. Standup Ashley 5310 CREWS HAD TO ADD ABOUT 6 INCHES OF GRAVEL TO LEVEL OFF THIS AREA AND TO ADD A PROPER STORM DRAIN. THE GRAVEL USED. 5522 IS RECYCLED ASPHALT PAVING COLLECTED FROM ROADWORK.

AROUND THE CITY. 5529 The material makes for mobility so crews can move the containers if needed. By December there will be 25 of these, half offering 3 bedrooms and the other 2 bedrooms. Each one is insulated and coated with heat resistant paint to keep occupants cool. Chris 4747 IF YOU'RE OUTSIDE IN THE SUN AND IT'S 90 IF YOU GO UNDER A SHADE TREE IT'S 85 WELL WE'VE GOT SOMETHING HERE THAT'S EVEN BETTER THAN THAT. 4756 Container Storage Company of Hawaii fitted the spaces with code access.

Shipping Container Home Coming to Redondo Beach

Here in Los Angeles housing is expensive but there's an alternative which could save about thirty percent on construction cost shipping container homes CBS News Tuesday market shows us more as the cost of living rises the way we live is changing people are living in modular homes prefab homes and even shipping container homes. containers get all the headlines countless shipping containers come into the ports of LA and Long Beach and many of them stay but some are being repurposed into everything from retail spaces to homes when Paula approached me about a shipping container home I thought this is insane.

And then I met Peter and I still thought it was insane. Matt and Paula dowd are using shipping containers to build two shipping container homes in Redondo Beach one for them and one for Grandma. I can age in place and my grandchildren will grow up here and I'll be with my daughter and my son inlaw. they're building with architect Peter DeMaria but it's an idea that still stirs controversy. In this area you mostly find Mediterranean or craftsman style homes and you bring something like this to the city and.

They're like, yeah I don't know it took several trips to the City Council to get their property approved with multiple modifications to the design and Matt had the same concerns as the city. my opinion was oh my gosh it's going to be boxy and corrugated but many homes built from shipping containers look like this and this all of these homes were designed by the architect very few people be able to tell wow that's a shipping container home. containers are the thing that really breaks down the door and people say.

Maybe I can do the little bit differently and I'm not going to sacrifice quality and I'm not going to sacrifice on the size of the house and all of it translates into doing it less expensively. most containers can be covered with any surface like wood stucco or vinyl siding and it's affordable while maintaining quality in general they're around 30 percent less than traditional construction a great value but the quality of construction is a heavy gauge steel that that blows away wood frame house a comforting thought in quakeprone.

Southern California and by upcycling metal containers it's one of the greenest options available so the containers become a means to an end we're changing the way we think about building and we're saving the planet. we're taking material and upcycling it as opposed to cutting down five or six acres of forest every time we put up a new wood frame house. DeMaria says there's a revolution to change how we live and the Dowd's are early adopters and I think this is how a great progress is made really this.

Bolivian Recycled Homes Made of Litter

Now in bolivia aren't they are dealing with extreme poverty fifty percent of the population is living in extreme poverty especially in rural areas and one woman by the name of the in gridlock ideas decided to take some of that winner in that she sees happening in her our country and music toward in positive ball and what she's doing is she's taking plastic bottles she's filling them with derek's and then watchers she does erickson was it was a house that's a house that she built from plastic bottles.

Filled with derek she's basically using them as breaks and she's already built ten houses as a result of doing this now some people might say like bob highly that looks amazing yes one that i don't see a and so on it the appalling bolivia and don't have a adequate housing you know a lot of them are sleeping under its morrison and its in people are living in terrible condition so she wants to use her talent to help people out in such an inspirational story and also another thing about this story is it makes you realize.

How unbelievably spoiled and ungrateful we are here in the united states when we should be building a house is made from garbage too preamble india hacking i have some online seventy eight point gain and then you have time to leave cpcc peace camera ferguson outstanding fifteen and one half of the highest leon steven path missing opiate now look what would that be that and it was so when i heard it all largescale but i love this is doing it and she's helping people in this inventive et cetera when one run into.

That wall the sort of thing like the the whites as well as i get the the glass bottles i scared me a little bit run into the in actually but im folks here but i knew of a figure uh. so that's free and our beloved correspondent for deep uh. we make of this that would be instill fear not guilty of course and i i'm not our example of food wonderful things that come out of bolivia it's great it's a double whammy as an appointment to not only.

Building houses for people who need them but cleaning up the letter i mean these countries bolivian all latin america's choking on plastic garbage and this kills two birds with one stone stx here in america we have kids from the suburbs who say themselves i want to be self fulfilled so i'm going to borrow tens of thousand dollars from my family friends so i can't talk for a living the here went all over this misled too hot brazenly is helping people in the houses in cleaning up thus the garbage in the.

City's and going house to people who need them like response to that you're welcome don't i believe that we have the ever had reported not pointed that out and asthma representative fit happy these criticisms of portland unwarranted can remember by the way if you today's point when i first started the approach that might he had a good time for a living in copy for the fifth can you give me money for that at that pops up that was a tough sell but uh. we did manage to that likely i think.

Temporary housing planned for homeless in Waianae

Point3 million dollar plan to house some of the homeless living on the Leeward Coast is starting to take shape. A news conference is planned tomorrow, but. KITV4's Andrew Pereira has the details tonight. Andrew Yunji, the city is using shipping containers to build temporary housing at Sand Island. But this proposed facility will use modular construction. It's just off Farrington Highway next to Maluhia Lutheran Church. This one acre lot in Waianae is not much to look at right now, but holds a lot of promise for those down on their.

Luck. MAYOR KIRK CALDWELL THIS IS ABOUT HOUSING THE FOLKS IN WAIANAE IN WAIANAE IN A VERY NICE, MODULAR TYPE SETTING. Plans call for modular housing that can be split into 16 to 20 units complete with kitchens and bathrooms, so not much construction is involved. SANDRA PFUND WE'RE TRYING TO GET THIS TECHNOLOGY DOWN. WE'RE DOING SOME THAT ARE DIFFERENT IN SAND ISLAND FOR CONTAINERS, BUT WE CAN ALSO TRY THE MODULAR APPROACH, WHICH IS PREFABRICATED UNITS THAT WE CAN PUT UP QUICKLY. The facility will also feature parking, a common.

Area for residents and a community garden. The new facility could house as many as 90 people. SANDRA PFUND WE'RE LOOKING AT THIS AS A STEP UP FROM A TRANSITIONAL SHELTER, WE WANT TO SEE WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP TO BECOME A LITTLE BIT MORE PERMANENT FOR FAMILIES TO GET STABLE BEYOND THE SHELTERTYPE OPERATION. ANDREW PEREIRA YEAH THAT'S RIGHT, UNLIKE THE TEMPORARY HOUSING GOING UP AT SAND ISLAND, THIS FUTURE FACILITY WILL ACCEPT FAMILIES. MAYOR KIRK CALDWELL THERE'S NOT ENOUGH SITES FOR FAMILIES AND AS WE DO OUR ENFORCEMENT.

ACTIONS, WE DO NOT WANT TO ENFORCE AREAS WHERE FAMILIES ARE THAT DON'T HAVE A PLACE TO GO. AND THIS IS ABOUT HELPING FAMILIES GET A PLACE TO GO. The city hopes to acquire the 1.1 acre parcel for $300,000. The modular units and program office are expected to cost $2 million. The city wants the eventual operator to have close ties to the Leeward Coast, and will soon present the plans to the Nanakuli and Waianae neighborhood boards. MAYOR KIRK CALDWELL WE'RE WORKING VERY CLOSELY WITH THIS COMMUNITY, WE UNDERSTAND IT'S A.

Vancouver receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

Atira Women's resource society has been providing housing to women fleeing violence for almost 30 years. There's actually 2 components to this project. One is the original building, which has been here since 1912. In that building we're housing young women who have been homeless, there are 18 rooms and it's communal living. The second part of the project is the recycled shipping container component. There are 12 selfcontained studio units here. The units are affordable, the rent is affordable, it's safe. Women are not only being able to interact with each other.

The Container Diaries Episode 1 Trailer Pilot

Feels great! hahaha. Excited! it's going to be the first time seeing the container i haven't seen it yet let's check it out the point of this documentary, is to give everybody the first hand view of what it's like to start this project from beginning to end she's on a time limit i've been researching tiny home projects for the last couple of years and realized there are a very limited amount of DIYs available online there's always tutorials the finished product what they used, what they got but i was the only one ready.

Unpacking shipping containers

In the last five years, we have investigated 21 incidents in New South Wales involving workers unpacking shipping containers. Three of these workers were killed. The most serious incidents involved unpacking sheet material such as glass, stone, sandwich panel and timber. If freight isn't packed with safe unloading in mind or if it becomes unstable during transit, workers unpacking it can be at risk of serious injury or death. If you unpack shipping containers, keep your people safe. Work with suppliers to ensure the load is appropriately packed for safe transit and unpacking.

Ask them to use racks or crates and to secure freight with wrapping or strapping. You can also ask suppliers to use containers that are open at both ends or have an open top for safer access. Plan before you unpack the container, and consider what equipment you will need. Choose an area with flat ground and unpack at ground level where possible. Be careful when opening the container in case the load has shifted. Keep looking for risks as you unpack and adjust your plan as conditions change. Instruct workers about safety procedures.

And make sure they are appropriately experienced and supervised. Use a crane or a forklift with attachments such as grabs, spikes or slippers to avoid manual unloading. Never allow people in or around the container while using machinery to unload. If you're using a crane and it's necessary to guide the load, make sure it's from a safe distance using a tagline. Never allow workers inside the container if there's any risk of objects moving and trapping them. Where there is a risk, brace freight with suitably rated restraint devices such as props, braces or frames.

Shipping Container Explodes, Killing Firefighter

About an hour after a fire department began fighting a blaze, this shipping container, exposed to the extreme heat of the burning building, exploded. Tragically, a firefighter was killed. This is what happened. By the time firefighters arrived at this log home construction business, flames had engulfed the main production building. Next to the building was a shipping container in which 16 gaspowered chainsaws, a gaspowered pressure washer, and other tools were kept. Nothing considered explosive, such as jerry cans of fuel or propane tanks, was inside. Knowing that the container was vented and that there were no bulk quantities of fuel,.

The incident commander didn't consider the container a threat. This opinion was shared by several other firefighters and a company director on site. The information was conveyed to the rest of the firefighters. The company director asked the firefighters to do what they could to save the tools. Over the next hour water was directed almost continuously at or near the container. One of the firefighters sprayed the container from a ladder. He noted that there was no steam coming off the container, only limited scorching of the wooden structure around it,.

And that when touched with his wet glove the container didn't feel hot. Some of the roof trusses on the main building were collapsing, so the firefighters pulled back. Shortly after, with nothing further falling, a fire captain and a firefighter moved towards the building, spraying flareups near the shipping container. During the fire, heat had built up inside the container, with some areas reaching at least 200 degrees Celsius. The gas tanks of two chainsaws and a plastic bottle containing about a litre of methanol melted. Gasoline vapour also escaped from the tanks of the other equipment.

Denser than air, the vapours settled along the bottom, too far from the small vents of the container to be dissipated. Without warning, the container exploded. The fire captain, struck by a door, would not survive his injuries. The firefighter was not injured. For weather resistance, shipping containers are designed to be sealed, with only small vents providing limited ventilation. This design traps heat and, in this case, flammable vapours. Being so close to a burning building elevated the temperature to the point that it would only take about 3 litres of gasoline to form enough vapour inside the container to be explosive.

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