Container Home - Booker T. Washington


We are back! In 2014 the USGBC Gulf Coast Region (GCR) signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” with HISD to build a shipping container demonstration home. It was to be located on the Furr High School campus and built as a collaboration between GCR and HISD students and faculty. Unfortunately, that project did not get off the ground as we had hoped. However, a new school, Booker T. Washington High School, has taken their place. We are back with a new group of passionate students and teachers. Booker T. Washington High School is a historically significant school with an excellent engineering program, vocational training in construction, and several other pathways that will help out with the project. Their staff and students are already very excited to be part of this innovative new concept!

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