GM Plant To Help Build First Shipping Container Homestead

GM Foundation's Lori Wingerter (left) and Integrity Building Group of Detroit's Tony DeLarosa get a closer look inside the storage container Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at an event announcing the GM Detroit-Hamtramck plant's collaboration with Detroit nonprofit Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (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)