Tim Palen Studio at Shadow Mountain, Joshua Tree, CA
A proponent of green design since the early days of the solar movement, architect Walter Scott Perry of Eco Tech has always incorporated the idea of reusing and repurposing materials into his design philosophy. The container, says Perry,
“represents a great opportunity to create sustainable, low-cost and aesthetically attractive housing that can be shipped easily
and quickly anywhere in the world.” This dramatic prefab residence in Joshua Tree, the first repurposed container home permitted
and built in the Mojave Desert, is one great example.
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