CBC had a short clip last week about the house below - made of 7 shipping containers. These homes can be built in 24 hours, at a fraction of the cost of a traditional home (approx. 60% compared to a house built with bricks or wood). The video can be found here: http://www.cbc.ca/thenational/indepthanalysis/story/2011/02/25/national-wouldyoulivehere.html
Victoria-based builder Zigloo has gained a lot of publicity from their 'Zigloo Domestique' prototype (below).
|I like how they reused chain link fencing for the staircase - although it's probably not everyone's cup of tea.|