GM Plant To Help Build First Shipping Container Homestead

Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) Vice President Darin McLeskey (left) and General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant Manager Doneen McDowell inside a storage container Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at an event announcing the plant's collaboration with MUFI to help build the cityÕs first occupied shipping container homestead. The home will be constructed of 85 percent scrap materials donated by GM and built in part by employee volunteers. The project is in collaboration with TAKD Design and Integrity Building Group of Detroit. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors)