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THE RIDGE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

THE RIDGE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from West Virginia! πŸ™‚   When an art historian and an architectural firm come together, remarkable concepts abound. That is very much the case for GriD Architects’ container home from Berkeley, West Virginia. Befittingly dubbed the Ridge House, this

THE PAYETTE TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

THE PAYETTE TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Salt Lake City! πŸ™‚ Measuring in at a tiny 320 square feet, this cute container home seems bigger than it truly is. Live Simply Homes designed and created this rustic abode. Peek inside and you’ll find a kitchen, living area, bedroom, and bathroom

10M2 TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

10M2 TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from New Zealand! πŸ™‚

10M2 TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Shipping container living is a relatively new phenomenon, but the concept it’s based upon has been around since man has had to have a place to live. According to Housing: Then, Now, and Future, only during the twentieth century (more…)

SAULKRASTI SUMMER CONTAINER HOUSE

SAULKRASTI SUMMER CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Lativa! πŸ™‚ Located in Saulkrasti, Latvia, this tiny container home is big on charm. The outside is so visually appealing that you can’t stop looking at it! Covered with crisscrossed boards that create a trellis design, the home is a garden lover’s

COROMANDEL BACH SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

COROMANDEL BACH SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from New Zealand! πŸ™‚ Conceived as a container sitting lightly on the land, this long rectangular house sits halfway up a north-facing manuka-clad hill north of Whitianga, looking like a timber crate ready to be unpacked. On arrival all that is required

LOVELY OFF-THE-GRID SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

LOVELY OFF-THE-GRID SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Canada! πŸ™‚

LOVELY OFF-THE-GRID SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Shipping container buildings are customizable, modular structures that can be built on small budgets. We’ve posted about shipping container homes before, ranging from the positively enormous to the downright itty bitty. We
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TINY CONTAINER CABIN FOR RENT

TINY CONTAINER CABIN FOR RENT

Greetings from Georgia! πŸ™‚ This β€œContainer Cabin” is an 8′ x 20′ shipping container that has been upscaled into a tiny home. It has a double bed, bathroom with shower, small sitting area and hotel-style kitchenette with coffee pot, microwave and mini-fridge. The

PV14 SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

PV14 SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Dallas! πŸ™‚ I totally fell in love with this house! A true Texan beauty with a very traditional shipping container house feel! Come along for a wonderful tour of this 14 shipping container home in Dallas, Texas.

SOUTHAMPTON TINY CONTAINER POOL HOUSE

SOUTHAMPTON TINY CONTAINER POOL HOUSE

Greetings from Southampton! πŸ™‚

SOUTHAMPTON TINY CONTAINER POOL HOUSE

The Cocoon Cabin represents the smallest of Cocoon9’s prefab designs, but it doesn’t skimp on style. In fact, the entire concept is built upon the idea that prefab/modular housing doesn’t have to be boring. The international design (more…)

MODERN BEACH CONTAINER HOME #2

MODERN BEACH CONTAINER HOME #2

Greetings from North Carolina! πŸ™‚ Camping out on the beach is fun, but sleeping in a tent with no kitchen, bed, or bathroom isn’t. Camp in style when you check into Shelly’s Airbnb listing for a North Carolina beachside shipping container home that packs everything


ABOUT DWELL BOXES

INTRODUCTION

Hi there! Welcome to Dwell Boxes πŸ™‚

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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.Β  The use of shipping containers allows for decreased costs and build time as compared to traditional building materials such as brick and cement. (more…)


TINY CONTAINER LOVE

THE PAYETTE TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

THE PAYETTE TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Salt Lake City! πŸ™‚ Measuring in at a tiny 320 square feet, this cute container home seems bigger than it truly is. Live Simply Homes designed and created this rustic abode. Peek inside and you’ll find a kitchen, living area, bedroom, and bathroom

10M2 TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

10M2 TINY SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from New Zealand! πŸ™‚ Shipping container living is a relatively new phenomenon, but the concept it’s based upon has been around since man has had to have a place to live. According to Housing: Then, Now, and Future, only during the twentieth century

SAULKRASTI SUMMER CONTAINER HOUSE

SAULKRASTI SUMMER CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Lativa! πŸ™‚ Located in Saulkrasti, Latvia, this tiny container home is big on charm. The outside is so visually appealing that you can’t stop looking at it! Covered with crisscrossed boards that create a trellis design, the home is a garden lover’s

COROMANDEL BACH SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

COROMANDEL BACH SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from New Zealand! πŸ™‚ Conceived as a container sitting lightly on the land, this long rectangular house sits halfway up a north-facing manuka-clad hill north of Whitianga, looking like a timber crate ready to be unpacked. On arrival all that is required

TINY CONTAINER CABIN FOR RENT

TINY CONTAINER CABIN FOR RENT

Greetings from Georgia! πŸ™‚ This β€œContainer Cabin” is an 8′ x 20′ shipping container that has been upscaled into a tiny home. It has a double bed, bathroom with shower, small sitting area and hotel-style kitchenette with coffee pot, microwave and mini-fridge. The