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Hybrid Architecture coined the term “Cargotecture” to describe their designs featuring modular, modern living spaces made from recycled ISO cargo containers – the shipping containers seen stacked on cargo ships and rail cars.
Its affiliate firm, Hybrid Assembly, converts these sturdy, weather resistant and, for all intents and purposes, zombie-proof shipping containers into fully equipped, ready-to-move-in livable spaces ranging from one cargo container to multi-story projects. Besides the beauty of their simple and modern designs, the units can be transported on rail cars, trucks, cargo ships (of course), or airlifted worldwide. If one ever decides to relocate, the whole structure can be transported again. Several standard designs ranging from 160 sq. ft. to 640 sq. ft. are available along with additional options including off-the-grid options.
Read More… for details of the units, options, pictures, and what you need to consider before setting up.
Biodiesel is an example of an alternative fuel source that can be produced on a small scale to run a diesel powered generator for the home or put directly into existing diesel car or truck engines. Biodiesel is not based on petroleum but rather is made from any animal fat or plant oil making it cleaner burning, biodegradable, nontoxic and free of sulfur and aromatics that harm the environment.
Now, one cannot just pour vegetable oil into a diesel engine. Read More...