The Rosa Parks development in Detroit will get underway in early 2013, this affordable housing project will create family homes from shipping containers stacked 4 high for each unit.
The artists drawings of the condos show communal gardens and balconies for each home. With a host of energy saving features the architect Steven Flum has aimed for an 80% reduction in energy consumption for the container homes compared to a standard construction home of the same size.
America is home to a growing number of container conversions, Aprisa in Portland the disaster housing in New York and the Home in Florida we talked about in a previous post.
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