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Shipping Containers Nova Scotia

here in Los Angeles housing is expensivebut there’s an alternative which could save about thirty percent onconstruction cost shipping container homes CBS News Tuesday market shows usmore as the cost of living rises the way we live is changing people are living inmodular homes prefab homes and even shipping container homes. containers get allthe headlines countless shipping containers come into the ports of LA andLong Beach and many of them stay but some are being repurposed intoeverything from retail spaces to homes when Paula approached me about ashipping container home I thought this is insane

and then I met Peter and I stillthought it was insane. Matt and Paula dowd are using shipping containers to build twoshipping container homes in Redondo Beach one for them and one for Grandma. I can age in placeand my grandchildren will grow up here and I’ll be with my daughter and my soninlaw. they’re building with architect Peter DeMaria but it’s an idea thatstill stirs controversy. In this area you mostly find Mediterranean or craftsman style homes and you bringsomething like this to the city and they’re like, quot;yeah I don’t know?quot; it tookseveral trips to the City Council to get their property approved with multiplemodifications to the design and Matt had

the same concerns as the city. quot;my opinionwas oh my gosh it’s going to be boxy and corrugated but many homes built fromshipping containers look like this and this all of these homes were designed bythe architect very few people be able to tell wow that’s a shipping container home. containers are the thing that reallybreaks down the door and people say maybe I can do the little bit differently andI’m not going to sacrifice quality and I’m not going to sacrifice on the size ofthe house and all of it translates into doing it less expensively. most containerscan be covered with any surface like

wood stucco or vinyl siding and it’saffordable while maintaining quality in general they’re around 30 percent less thantraditional construction a great value but the quality of construction is aheavy gauge steel that that blows away wood frame house acomforting thought in quakeprone Southern California and by upcyclingmetal containers it’s one of the greenest options available so thecontainers become a means to an end we’re changing the way we think about building and we’re saving the planet. we’re taking material andupcycling it as opposed to cutting down

five or six acres of forest every timewe put up a new wood frame house. DeMaria says there’s a revolution tochange how we live and the Dowd’s are early adopters and I think this is how agreat progress is made really this happen overnight and the fact that we’rebuilding shipping container homes makes it less expensive so that we can actually buildtwo homes and be able to have three generations on one piece of propertywhere I can run to the store and take care of her and I mean it’s gonna begreat. Marquez CBS two news.

Canadian Army Newsreel No96

[Canadian Army NewsreelMusical intro.] Narrator: The mighty linerQueen Elizabeth leaves Southampton docks loaded with Canadian repatson their way to Halifax. With the signal set atfull speed ahead, there’s no zigzagging orwaiting for the convoy on the trip back home. Life on the ocean wavesis a great game

when you’re homeward bound. Even though there areno tin fish in the sea, boat drill is carried onjust the same. The galley operates onAmerican rations, so everybody’s happy. The advantage of an upperberth is that it’s more private, even if you have further tofall when the sea gets rough. All eyes are strained tocatch the first glimpse

of the beloved shorelineof Nova Scotia. Entering Halifax Harbourin the teeming train, the greatest array ofhumanity who ever lands at the eastern portfrom a single ship. It’s the last signpostof their final voyage. One of the two Div units,the Toronto Scottish, are first ashore. In Montreal,the Fusiliers Montreal,

veterans from thewestern front, march through the streetsof their hometown to the baseball stadium. Here, a ceremony ofwelcome is conducted by Archbishop Charbonneauand by a former CO of the regiment, BrigadierGauvreau, DSO. Canada is indeed sincerein her welcome to homecoming sons anddaughters who have

been a credit to heron foreign fields. Now the next stepis civvy streets. With Canada going on recordthat Britain shall not suffer through lack of food, hog farms in the Dominiongo all out to meet the demand. Any resemblance whichmay be seen here to persons living or deadis purely coincidental. On a typical hog farm,government inspectors

stamp piglets’ ears withfarmers’ initials and the pigs’ regimental numbers. Full records are keptof each squealer to aid the rationing system. The most advanced methodsof feeding are used to raise prme porkers tothe fat age of maturity. At various points, the Department of Agicultureoperates test stations.

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