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DH video: India's first container home

Bangalore, July 25, 2013, DHNS: 21:28 IST
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A few years ago, a sports instructor Kameshwar Rao decided to build a house with containers, which are used to haul cargo in ships. He felt it was better than building a RCC house.

Kameshwar completed his pet project in 2011 and India’s first container home came up in Ramamurthy Nagar. It was built with 4 containers. Two were placed on the ground and two above them.

It may cost less than 3 lakhs to build a home with a 20 foot container. For more space, add more containers. These homes are quicker to build and have other advantages.

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