Israeli Students Turn Shipping Containers Into Swanky Sustainable Homes

After years of transporting goods across the globe, shipping containers are finally finding new, more permanent homes.

In cities across the globe, old storage units are being transformed into low-cost swanky new pads for those eager to simplify their lives, lighten their footprint, and manage their budget. These durable structures, designed to withstand the strongest of elements, have already proven a great alternative to traditional housing in a number of locations. Now Israel, through the grassroots Ayalim Association, is opening container apartments in two locations ā€“ Sderot in the south and Lod in the center ā€“ to serve the housing needs of the young student population.

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