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MCMURDO HOUSEBOAT CONTAINER

MCMURDO HOUSEBOAT CONTAINER

Greetings from England! 🙂 Not many people would be able to see the potential in a narrow metal shipping container, and even fewer would have the skills to turn one into a warm and cozy home. But Max McMurdo, a host on the British TV […]

UNIQUE DENVER SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

UNIQUE DENVER SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Denver again! 🙂 Built in 2016, residents around Zuni Park in northwest Denver have watched a curious building go up, something that looks like it should be sitting in a railroad yard or on the deck of a freighter, rather than a half-acre […]

LOHI SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

LOHI SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Colorado! 🙂 Can we take a second to think about all the super cool shipping container homes in Colorado there are right now? Here is yet another tremendous example of a shipping container home in Denver, Colorado. Is it a shipping

THE NEST SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

THE NEST SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Missouri! 🙂 Students at the Missouri University of Science and Technology refurbished three disused shipping containers to build a house that proves zero-net homes can be affordable and reliable. The Nest Home was inspired by the shape of

THE ADVENTURER RUGGED CABIN

THE ADVENTURER RUGGED CABIN

Greetings from Washington! 🙂 This model was originally built for the Spokane AG Expo in 2015 to demonstrate the ability of the Rugged Cabin to accommodate ATVs, snowmobiles and other equipment, eat and sleep, fish and rest. This model is a low cost option

SNOOZEBOX PORTABLE CONTAINER HOTEL

SNOOZEBOX PORTABLE CONTAINER HOTEL

Greetings from London! 🙂 ‘Snoozebox‘ is a self-contained portable shipping container hotel which can be loaded and transported quickly and efficiently to any destination whether by road, rail, air or sea. The stackable accommodation has a smaller footprint than traditional cabin-style ones, or large motor […]

THE SENSUALIST CONTAINER HOUSE

THE SENSUALIST CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Ohio! 🙂 Today we are sharing with you another Dwell Boxes’ exclusive! Shawn from The Resilient Group is currently selling their bespoke 40’ Hi-Cube shipping container home $80,000. Here is all the information about the house he shared with us. Enjoy!

TOP 7 FAVORITE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

TOP 7 FAVORITE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

Greetings from DBHQ! 🙂 Today is a special post in honor of my birthday 🙂 I recently did a poll on Dwell Boxes’ Instagram asking if you wanted me to write some “Top or Best” type of posts. The response from Dwell Boxes’ 16.4k followers was […]

SUGARLOAF CONTAINER CABIN

SUGARLOAF CONTAINER CABIN

Greetings from Colorado! 🙂 This 1600 sq. ft. residence with a detached garage sits high above Sugarloaf Mountain Rd in Boulder, CO. The house uses a total of three shipping containers containing a pair of bedrooms, the kitchen, and 1 3/4 baths, which sandwich a […]

LLANO RIVER RANCHITO CONTAINER CABIN

LLANO RIVER RANCHITO CONTAINER CABIN

Greetings from Texas! 🙂 Today we at Dwell Boxes have a real treat in store for you guys! We got the exclusive with shipping container cabin owners, Jason Sabo and Lisa Kerber, about their new home. Located in Llano, Texas, this 300 sq. ft. tiny […]

SINGLE FAMILY UNIT CONTAINER HOME

SINGLE FAMILY UNIT CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from California! 🙂 Whether it is as disaster relief housing for natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes, or emergency shelters for people displaced by conflict or famine, Lambda Container Solutions provides on-the-ground structural solutions for both those impacted by disasters, and the relief personnel […]

THE POD-TAINER TINY CONTAINER HOUSE

THE POD-TAINER TINY CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from New Zealand! 🙂 Shipping container homes have undoubtedly exploded in popularity over the past few years and that’s no surprise. The lack of affordable housing options in many areas has lead more people searching for alternative options. As far as those options go, […]


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…)


TINY CONTAINER LOVE

MCMURDO HOUSEBOAT CONTAINER

MCMURDO HOUSEBOAT CONTAINER

Greetings from England! 🙂 Not many people would be able to see the potential in a narrow metal shipping container, and even fewer would have the skills to turn one into a warm and cozy home. But Max McMurdo, a host on the British TV […]

THE SENSUALIST CONTAINER HOUSE

THE SENSUALIST CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Ohio! 🙂 Today we are sharing with you another Dwell Boxes’ exclusive! Shawn from The Resilient Group is currently selling their bespoke 40’ Hi-Cube shipping container home $80,000. Here is all the information about the house he shared with us. Enjoy!

TOP 7 FAVORITE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

TOP 7 FAVORITE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

Greetings from DBHQ! 🙂 Today is a special post in honor of my birthday 🙂 I recently did a poll on Dwell Boxes’ Instagram asking if you wanted me to write some “Top or Best” type of posts. The response from Dwell Boxes’ 16.4k followers was […]

LLANO RIVER RANCHITO CONTAINER CABIN

LLANO RIVER RANCHITO CONTAINER CABIN

Greetings from Texas! 🙂 Today we at Dwell Boxes have a real treat in store for you guys! We got the exclusive with shipping container cabin owners, Jason Sabo and Lisa Kerber, about their new home. Located in Llano, Texas, this 300 sq. ft. tiny […]

SINGLE FAMILY UNIT CONTAINER HOME

SINGLE FAMILY UNIT CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from California! 🙂 Whether it is as disaster relief housing for natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes, or emergency shelters for people displaced by conflict or famine, Lambda Container Solutions provides on-the-ground structural solutions for both those impacted by disasters, and the relief personnel […]