Greetings from Oklahoma! 🙂 When Larry from Oklahoma decided it was time to make his off-grid hunting cabin/bunker, he decided to make it out of two shipping containers. The end result was 640 square feet that are surprisingly cozy. The exterior is inviting with arched […]
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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 […]
Greetings from Washington! 🙂 Fabricated in 2004 and delivered to Enumclaw, Washington, the Studio 320 is the project that kicked off Cargotecture. The warm interior incorporates reclaimed plywood whose previous life was as the back of gym bleachers in a local high school. This project […]
Greetings from Minnesota! 🙂 What would you do with 160 square feet? How about 320? Architect and artist Shane Schaaf of Blackbox Container Studios are offering up two exciting possibilities for tiny container living. An offshoot of the tiny house movement, container homes are […]
Greetings from Tokyo! 🙂 Tomokazu Hayakawa Architects have configured two shipping containers to create a small mixed-use building on a corner in the Torigoe district of Tokyo. The client, Endosho-Ten, wanted the irregular composition on the site distinguishes the structure from its context, while openness […]
Greetings from Mexico! 🙂 Isn’t that name wonderful? Ha! 🙂 Today we check out this unique lodging in a one of a kindhouse built with two 20ft shipping containers. This house combines industrial, modern and alternative architecture joined with a traditional Mexican palapa roof. The […]
Greetings from Washington! 🙂 This is so exciting! Never in a million years would I think that this little shipping container home blog would generate so much interest, let alone get submissions from actual shipping container home owners for me to feature
Greetings from Austria! 🙂 This modern, clean-cut home is constructed from a repurposed shipping container, and while I love that shipping containers are being used for homes, this one (at least from the outside) seems like a rather cosy pad.
Greetings from Texas! 🙂 A bit of reshaping can go a long way! As their family grew in size, the owners of this container home in San Marcos, Texas, decided they needed an upgrade. With the help of A.Gruppo Architects, the house was given an […]
Greetings from Portugal! 🙂 Whilst it may not look like it, this property was built out of shipping containers! The project, dubbed Eco Village by the designers, is set in the region of Viana do Alentejo in Portugal. The project was a collaborative effort by […]
Greetings from Georgia! 🙂 Georgian architect Dachi Papuashvili has developed a concept for a cross-shaped micro home built from shipping containers that would provide a compact residence for a member of the church. Papuashvili, who is based in Tbilisi,
Greetings from Portugal! 🙂 A company in Portugal called “Friday,” have designed Floatwing, a houseboat that can be shipped all over the world in two standard shipping containers. A romantic gateway for two or a mobile house in the middle of a lake for the