Denver couple builds $500K home out of shipping containers

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What would you do with an empty lot and nine shipping containers?

Libby and Regan Foster decided to build a luxury house.

Over the course of a year, the Denver-based family built a two-story home out of nine 8-foot-wide, 40-foot-long and 9.5-foot-tall shipping containers.

Regan told The Denver Post:

"I tried to dream up a new and creative way to build a house and this is what we came up with. I liked the idea of building a house out of recycled materials."

Check out this truly unbelievable home below:

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster (pictured with their two dogs) built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster (pictured) built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

Photo credit: Getty

Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

Photo credit: Getty

Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

Photo credit: Getty

Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

Photo credit: Getty

Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

Photo credit: Getty

Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

Photo credit: Getty

Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Regan and Libby Foster built this 4,000-square-foot home out of 9 used shipping containers.

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Each container weighs around 8,500 pounds and cost $2,200. The total estimated cost for this construction and planning was $500K.

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The house is about 4,000 square feet and houses both the Fosters and another couple and their child.

Watch a tour of the house here:

And in case you were wondering, the peculiar-looking home definitely attracts its fair share of curious neighbors:

"We'll have people walk up on the weekend and peek through the windows while we're sitting there in our pajamas."

We can't say we wouldn't do the same!

Now, check out this truly unique mushroom-shaped house:

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