A Colorado Firefighter Built His Own Shipping Container Home, and Found a New Calling Along the Way

A Colorado Firefighter Built His Own Shipping Container Home, and Found a New Calling Along the Way

By Ray Mark Rinaldi
Nine shipping containers form the basis for a new multigenerational house near Denver.

Making a house out of shipping con­tainers sounds easy enough: Just snap up a few neglected boxes from a local junk dealer, rack ’em and stack ’em, and create a bit of old-school prefab magic.

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