06/10/2014 08:27 EDT | Updated 06/16/2017 01:08 EDT

BuzzBuzzHome: Shipping Container Homes You'd Happily Pack Yourself Into

BuzzBuzzHome: To the construction industry, shipping containers are a cheap, prefabricated building material. But when put into the hands of a creative designer, they can become the coziest of homes.

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ALSO: Vancouver's super-expensive housing market is making shipping containers an increasingly attractive housing alternative. Check out these pics of the city's first shipping-container social housing: