“In Providence, R.I., designers have constructed what may be the first permanent, multistory office building in the United States made entirely from shipping containers.”
“‘Our mantra was let the container be a container whenever possible. So we don’t hide the dings,’” [owner Peter] Case says.
“Dings and all, the building cost $1.8 million — half the cost of his original plans for a conventional building, which Case scrapped when the economy tanked.”
Full story: Building An Office Of Shipping Containers : NPR
Earlier Unconsumption posts about cargo shipping container conversions can be found here and here.