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Shipping Container Conversion by building Lab Inc

By Eric Meunier


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When Oakland designer and builder Stephen Schoup’s firm, building Lab Inc, grew too big for his old backyard workshop, he thought long and hard on how to increase his workspace in a sustainable way.

After much deliberation, he settled on an L-shaped shipping container office space where he could incorporate many of the leftover materials and supplies he had laying around.

The newly created backyard office balances the warehouse-style home and creates a charming courtyard in between.

Read more at Inhabitat and at Green Building Advisor.

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Shoup's home back side

Shipping Container Conversion: Shoup’s Office.

Construction Process.

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Photos courtesy Building Lab inc

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About Eric Meunier

Currently the Owner and Chief Executive of HODYO Design, Eric Meunier's expertise in the design industry spreads over 20 years. He was the driving force behind HomeDSGN's early success, founding this website in 2011. Today, he loves to channel his passion for design into remodeling houses and transforming interior spaces with his keen eye for detail and architectural finesse. Learn more about HomeDSGN's Editorial Process.

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