Tiny 'Tainer Workshop:Learn to build a home in a shipping container (Oak/E'ville


Have you ever wanted to learn how to convert a shipping container into a tiny home, office or studio, come learn the nuts and bolts at this two day workshop at PLACE for Sustainable Living in Oakland, California, co-sponsored by East Bay Cohousing (EBCOHO). Learn the building blocks that you could use to create a Tiny Home Ecovillage. 

Shipping containers are affordable and portable. You will get to tour a converted shipping container and get hands on experience building one out from the ground up. From designing and planning, to windows and doors you will learn from experienced builders, all levels of experience are welcome. Emphasis on non-toxic and eco friendly materials. Topics covered will range from soundproofing, ventilation and insulation to compost toilets and solar systems.

Designs covered include on grid and off grid applications. Mingle with other people interested in creative living.


Nik Bertulis is a designer/builder who loves tiny homes. He co-founded two design design/build collaboratives, DIG Coop and Monsoon Arsenal after working for several design/build firms including, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Arcosanti and Living Structures. He currently lives in a converted shipping container tiny house. More examples of his work can be seen at 


CLASS Fee: Early bird is $200 before Feb 10 ;  

$250 after Feb 10. 

10% discount for EBCOHO Members!

Work Trade: Contact Instructor for limited work trade positions: [email protected]

TO REGISTER (note: RSVPing on MeetUp is not enough): Please go to 


and click on our gold "Donate" button on the middle of the page. Once in paypal, please make payment and add a note: "Tiny 'tainer Workshop". 

IF THERE ARE ANY DIFFICULTIES, please email PLACE at: [email protected] with "Tiny 'tainer Workshop" in the subject line.


February 20, 2016 at 9:00am - February 22, 2016


a PLACE for Sustainable Living
1121 64th St
Oakland, CA 94608
United States
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