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TINY ‘TAINER WORKSHOP – HOW TO CONVERT A SHIPPING CONTAINER INTO A TINY HOME

February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - February 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Free

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.

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.

Work Trade: Email the Instructor, Nik Bertulis, for limited work trade positions.

TO REGISTER: Please go to http://aplaceforsustainableliving.org/support/ 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 IS ANY DIFFICULTIES, please email us at: info@aplaceforsustainableliving.org with “Tiny ‘tainer Workshop” in the subject line.

Instructor bio:

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 nikbertulis.com.

Details

Start:
February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am
End:
February 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

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