Shipping Container Design (Online/In Person Hybrid)

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Shipping Containers are an attractive option when building a distinctive home.  In this class, students will design their own shipping container home and address the challenges and complexities of this unique construction method.  Learning how to select containers, develop structural and finishing strategies for affordable and customizable outcomes. Students will tour a container home in progress and various examples in the area.

This course will meet online on Wednesdays from 6-9pm starting May 6 and ending June 3. Exact dates are May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3.  After the online sessions, students will come to campus for a 2 day design review. The date will be determined collectively by the students and instructors. 

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New Course, Online, Whole Structure Design/Build


Beginner, Intermediate


  • Sterling College: 2 Continuing Education Units ($260 additional)

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