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First Container Housing Complex in Canada

Murtaza Baker

Builders love old shipping containers. Structurally sound, if not a little ugly, they can be turned into instant structures. Drive-through banks or coffee kiosks come to mind. They’ve even been turned into single family homes. Now, a Vancouver non-profit is going one step further, creating Canada’s first multi-unit housing complex comprised entirely of recycled containers.

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