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MODS INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 40FT UNIT

MODS INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 40FT UNIT

Greetings from Wisconsin! 🙂 From Amazon’s potential new headquarters to it’s latest lineup of smart home devices, the roughly $430 billion company is in the headlines and in our households. The Seattle e-commerce company sells almost everything—including, it seems, a shipping container house.

KOUNTRY CONTAINERS LOFT HOME

KOUNTRY CONTAINERS LOFT HOME

Greetings from Texas! 🙂 This beautiful, contemporary tiny container home, made from a shipping container, is currently available for sale! From Kountry Containers, the home has everything you need to live comfortably: a kitchen, living room, bathroom, and a loft bedroom. It’s

YARRA VALLEY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

YARRA VALLEY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Australia! 🙂 A bespoke luxury home built from eight shipping containers located in the foothills of the Toolangi State Forest in the picturesque Yarra Valley. At just an hour from Melbourne, it is the perfect spot for a weekend away with friends, a […]

SCARLET – OFF THE GRID, TINY CONTAINER HOME

SCARLET – OFF THE GRID, TINY CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from South Africa! 🙂 Meet scarlet, the beloved tiny container, off-the-grid home also known as a Trend Pod by WolfPack. Off-the-grid means Scarlet is not limited to conventional energy form the grid – she can run completely independently thanks to her clean energy technology.

NOS 1 TINY CONTAINER HOME

NOS 1 TINY CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Toronto! 🙂 There are countless examples of shipping containers being used for other purposes than just carrying cargo around the world. One of the pioneers in this industry is Jason Halter, architect and Co-Founder of New Old Stock. The options of what you […]

THE MAN CAVE CONTAINER HOME

THE MAN CAVE CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Texas! 🙂 Today we are looking at a Man Cave inspired container conversion home.  This container home captures the essence of a modern style New York loft.  The home boast of “man cave” modern type features.   The modern kitchen is accented with stainless […]

CALLICOON CENTER SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

CALLICOON CENTER SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from New York! 🙂 If this house doesn’t wow you, I don’t know what will. This shipping container home is impressive! Located in Callicoon Center, NY, Amy Fisch describes the two-bedroom, two-bath home that she shares with her husband as “centrally located in the […]

SHOW-ME TINY HOME STARLIGHTER 1

SHOW-ME TINY HOME STARLIGHTER 1

Greetings from Missouri! 🙂 Built by a world renowned thermal solar and hydronics expert, this gem of a tiny home would be perfect for an extra family member, remote office or as a vacation home (sleeps 2, or 3 if you’re thin!) Colorful, and nicely […]

TINY HOUSE BOX CONTAINER HOME

TINY HOUSE BOX CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Arizona! 🙂 Today we are looking at Tiny Home Box! At one end of the container is a full bathroom with bathtub, sink, heat lamp and ample storage space.  On the other end is a master suite large enough for a queen bed!  […]

STEALTH CONEX TINY CONTAINER HOUSE

STEALTH CONEX TINY CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Colorado! 🙂 Are you looking to finally make the jump into getting yourself a tiny shipping container house for a really good price? Well today I am sharing this bare-bones home from Tiny House Builders. This 20 foot shipping container based tiny house […]

CORVI BACKYARD CONTAINER OFFICE

CORVI BACKYARD CONTAINER OFFICE

Greetings from Portland! 🙂 Floor-to-ceiling double-pane wood windows and sliding glass doors offer plenty of light for visitors Zoe Simpson and dog Dottie. The corrugated awning over the front porch was salvaged from the original structure. Mike Corvi caught the cargo container bug about three […]

HOLYOKE SHIPPING CONTAINER CABIN

HOLYOKE SHIPPING CONTAINER CABIN

Greetings from Minnesota! 🙂 Holyoke Cabin is an excellent example of an elegant, efficient use of shipping containers to create a cozy cabin off the grid. Two used shipping containers, obtained for $800 apiece, serve as the starting point for this quaint prefab residence located […]


ABOUT DWELL BOXES

INTRODUCTION

Hi there! Welcome to Dwell Boxes 🙂

What is a shipping container home?

A shipping container home utilizes steel intermodal freight containers, also referred to as shipping containers, as the main structural element.

Why use shipping containers?

Shipping container architecture is extremely green, allows for the most unique innovations, and has grown significantly in the past five years. Shipping containers are tremendously strong, widely available, and are priced very reasonably; these characteristics lend themselves to the designers that want to build homes that are most eco-friendly.  The use of shipping containers allows for decreased costs and build time as compared to traditional building materials such as brick and cement. (more…)


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MODS INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 40FT UNIT

MODS INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 40FT UNIT

Greetings from Wisconsin! 🙂 From Amazon’s potential new headquarters to it’s latest lineup of smart home devices, the roughly $430 billion company is in the headlines and in our households. The Seattle e-commerce company sells almost everything—including, it seems, a shipping container house.

KOUNTRY CONTAINERS LOFT HOME

KOUNTRY CONTAINERS LOFT HOME

Greetings from Texas! 🙂 This beautiful, contemporary tiny container home, made from a shipping container, is currently available for sale! From Kountry Containers, the home has everything you need to live comfortably: a kitchen, living room, bathroom, and a loft bedroom. It’s

SCARLET – OFF THE GRID, TINY CONTAINER HOME

SCARLET – OFF THE GRID, TINY CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from South Africa! 🙂 Meet scarlet, the beloved tiny container, off-the-grid home also known as a Trend Pod by WolfPack. Off-the-grid means Scarlet is not limited to conventional energy form the grid – she can run completely independently thanks to her clean energy technology.

NOS 1 TINY CONTAINER HOME

NOS 1 TINY CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Toronto! 🙂 There are countless examples of shipping containers being used for other purposes than just carrying cargo around the world. One of the pioneers in this industry is Jason Halter, architect and Co-Founder of New Old Stock. The options of what you […]

THE MAN CAVE CONTAINER HOME

THE MAN CAVE CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Texas! 🙂 Today we are looking at a Man Cave inspired container conversion home.  This container home captures the essence of a modern style New York loft.  The home boast of “man cave” modern type features.   The modern kitchen is accented with stainless […]