Seattle Metropolitan

August 1, 2013. ShelterKraft had a small spotlight in the August/September issue of Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Seattle Met


July 11, 2013. Feature article about ShelterKraft on Inhabitat, a sustainable design and green living site.


Jetson Green

July 8, 2013. Feature on ShelterKraft on the Jetson Green blog, a leading source for Sustainable Homes, Natural Material, and Green Technology.

Jetson Green


The Oregonian / OregonLive

July 4, 2013. Feature in the Oregonian home and garden blog.



KIRO Radio

June 20, 2013. ShelterKraft co-founders Kai & Anne were interviewed by Rachel Belle for KIRO News Radio’s Ron & Don Show. Listen to the “Ring my Belle” segment.

Kiro Radio


Bob Rivers Show

June 12, 2013. ShelterKraft CEO/Founder Kai Schwarz was interviewed live on the Bob Rivers Show, a Seattle institution. Listen to/watch the broadcast.

Bob Rivers Show


Seattle Times

June 7, 2013. ShelterKraft was featured on the front page of the Sunday Home & Garden Section of the Seattle Times.

Seattle Times


Northwest Green Home Tour

April 27, 2013. ShelterKraft displayed our model container house – the CargoCottage – as part of Seattle’s annual Green Home Tour. Sites all over the city featured eco-friendly building, energy and landscaping solutions.


Daily Journal of Commerce

April 25, 2013. An article on ShelterKraft appeared in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (registration required).


KOMO 4 News

February 4, 2013. Thank you Lindsey Cohen and KOMO 4 News for a great story about our container houses that appeared on the evening news today. Co-founders Kai Schwarz and Anne Corning were interviewed, and the cameraman took some great shots inside and outside of the CargoCottage.

Curbed Seattle

January 30, 2013. The Curbed Seattle blog put up piece about ShelterKraft under the banner “That’s Rather Awesome.” All we can say is: Thanks!

My Ballard

January 29, 2012.  As a proud members of the Ballard business community since our founding, ShelterKraft was delighted to be featured in an article on the My Ballard blog.

Mother Earth News

December 2012. ShelterKraft was included in Mother Earth Magazine’s list of various types of DIY and alternative homes.

Northwest SolarFest 2012

July 28, 2012. ShelterKraft displayed our little green CargoCottage at the Northwest SolarFest, a renewable energy and sustainable living festival held at Shoreline Community College, Saturday July 28, 10 am – 6 pm. Festival attendees enjoyed workshops, food and live music, kids area, electric cars, and speakers like Graham Kerr, the Galloping Gourmet. And we even got to see some sun!

Northwest SolarFest


Earth Day with the Seattle Green Home Tour

April 21-22, 2012. ShelterKraft participated in the 2012 Green Home Tour, sponsored by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild.  We were situated alongside our friends at Green Home Solutions as one of multiple sites all over the Seattle area featuring homes that were built green, renovations, energy retrofits, eco-friendly landscaping, and more.

Seattle Home Show 2012

February 28, 2012. ShelterKraft displayed the model CargoCottage at the Seattle Home Show, which ran from February 18-26 at Century Link Field Event Center.  It was a smashing event and we met lots of great folks.

Seattle Home Show

In conjunction with the show, on Saturday 2/28 Kai was interviewed by local Fox News affiliate Q13 and we got a spotlight on the 9pm/10pm television news broadcast that night.

On Tuesday ShelterKraft also did a quickie live interview on KIRO News Radio.

Many thanks to our great partners at the show:

Malone’s Landscaping, who laid out a spectacular garden, forest, gazebo, running rock fountain and pond, and firepit around our little house, including live blooming cherry trees.

Greenhome Solutions, provider of environmentally-friendly building materials and home finishes including the EcoTop counters and Caroma commode featured in the CargoCottage.

Little House in the Valley

December 30, 2011. ShelterKraft Werks was featured in the popular small house blog, Little House in the Valley.  Founder Kai Schwarz was interviewed.  Check out the blog also for lots of great info about saving for a home and small houses.

moonscape cottage


Meet the Green 50

October 5, 2011. The October issue of Seattle Business Magazine features all 50 of the winners of the Green 50 – the top 50 greenest companies in Washington State, including ShelterKraft Werks, Inc.

Top 50 Green Companies in Washington!

August 9, 2011. ShelterKraft Werks, Inc. has been named one of the “Top 50 Green Companies” in Washington State by Seattle Business Magazine. We’re delighted by this recognition of our efforts in both product design and operations to support environmentally friendly practices and sustainable living!

Green Washington

Featured in Mother Earth News Magazine

July 29, 2011. ShelterKraft Werks and our CargoCottage™ received a nice mention in the August/September issue of Mother Earth News Magazine – available on newstands now!

Mother Earth News Fair

June 6, 2011. The CargoCottage™ is a hit at the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, WA June 4-5

ShelterKraft Highlighted on Eco-Maven Blog

June 25, 2011.  Eco-Maven cites the ShelterKraft CargoCottage as one of the highlights of the Seattle Green Festival:


Seattle Green Festival Photos

May 23, 2011. The CargoCottage™ travels to downtown Seattle to make its debut at the Green Festival, May 21-22 (Booth #1103)

On the Truck


CargoCottage Work in Progress

April 22, 2011. Meet Kermit: