California

GBO CARGO CONTAINER HOME

GBO CARGO CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from San Diego! ๐Ÿ™‚ Two entrepreneurs, who have spent their careers fixing up old houses for resale, have constructed their first home out of six shipping containers. Matt Jakstis, 28, and Jonathan Sanders, 31, said the idea behind the two-story home

10 TINY CONTAINER CABINS FOR SALE

10 TINY CONTAINER CABINS FOR SALE

Greetings from the tiny container world again! ๐Ÿ™‚ It must be the weather because we at Dwell Boxes have seen nothing but awesome shipping container cabins! Did you see the photos from the Hayhurst Container House last week? It was so lovely! We also mentioned […]

LUCIA CONTAINER HOME

LUCIA CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ The Lucia Container Home is a unique multi-generational home with eye on sustainability in California. The shipping container home was in the works for more than 10 months before receiving the proper city approvals. The

GYPSY WAGON TINY CONTAINER HOME

GYPSY WAGON TINY CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ One of our favorite parts about blogging about shipping container homes for the past year is the massive community that has formed around Dwell Boxes. It really does put a smile on our faces here at Dwell Boxes to get a […]

TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST CONTAINER CABIN

TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST CONTAINER CABIN

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ This is a great example of a remote off-grid tiny home. The land is privately owned but surrounded by the Tahoe National Forest at just over 7000-feet deep in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

TOP 7 FAVORITE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

TOP 7 FAVORITE SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

Greetings from DBHQ! ๐Ÿ™‚ Today is a special post in honor of my birthday ๐Ÿ™‚ I recently did a poll on Dwell Boxes’ Instagramย asking if you wanted me to write some “Top or Best” type of posts. The response from Dwell Boxes’ 16.4k followers was […]

SINGLE FAMILY UNIT CONTAINER HOME

SINGLE FAMILY UNIT CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 […]

SEATRAIN CONTAINER RESIDENCE

SEATRAIN CONTAINER RESIDENCE

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ The idea of building a house out of shipping containers is becoming familiar, though few designs manage it this elegantly and comfortably, especially for such an unexpected location. This 3,000 sq. ft. residence is situated in a 300 loft live-work artist […]

BOXOUSE DELUXE TINY CONTAINER HOME

BOXOUSE DELUXE TINY CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ The Port of Oakland holds and receives nearly 2.4 million shipping containers each a year. If Luke Iseman had hisway, Oakland would hold onto even more of them. Iseman is founder and CEO of Boxouse, a West Oakland-based startup that makes […]

THE O.G.L.E. TINY CONTAINER HOUSE

THE O.G.L.E. TINY CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from California! ๐Ÿ™‚ I originally saw this house on Tiny House Hunters on HGTV and I thought it was so cute! I donโ€™t remember if the couple ended up picking this one or not, but I remember the great use of space! Here we […]

43RD ST RESIDENCE + BUILDING LAB OFFICE

43RD ST RESIDENCE + BUILDING LAB OFFICE

Greetings from Oakland! ๐Ÿ™‚ Stephen Shoup founded his award-winning design/build firm, Building Lab, with a strong, sustainable vision in mind. A qualified Green Point Rater and Adviser himself, the architect teamed up with like-minded, similarly

40′ MODERN SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

40′ MODERN SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Sacramento! ๐Ÿ™‚ If you’re in the market for a new house, this recently completed container home might be worth your while. Dexterously created by TAYNR, a shipping container home builder based in Sacramento, CA, the cozy one-bedroom