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ST. CHARLES SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

ST. CHARLES SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Missouri! 🙂 Zach and Brie Smithey of St. Charles, Missouri, have remodeled several homes, but none of them were the perfect fit. “We were looking for something that wasn’t quite the norm,” Zach explains.

LAKE POWELL PADDLEBOARDS AND KAYAKS

LAKE POWELL PADDLEBOARDS AND KAYAKS

Greetings from Arizona! 🙂 Situated on the west side of Page AZ, Lake Powell Paddleboards container structure spans approximately 960 square feet. They built their shop out of recycled shipping containers. As stated on their site, they personally drove to Long

ELMA CONTAINER CABIN

ELMA CONTAINER CABIN

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

20′ SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

20′ SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME

Greetings from Houston! 🙂 With all the damage from Hurricane Harvey here in my home state, I was honestly surprised to see this listing. What a great testament to shipping container homes that this house made it through all the flooding! Must be why this […]

QUEENSLAND 20′ CONTAINER HOUSE

QUEENSLAND 20′ CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Australia! 🙂 Granny flat? Teenager’s retreat? 2nd dwelling, or just dreaming of a simpler life with minimal possessions? The ‘tiny house’ movement is here! For $35,891 you can have this 120 sq. ft./ 1 bedroom/ 1 bathroom tiny shipping container home!

COMMOD SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

COMMOD SHIPPING CONTAINER HOUSE

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.

MULTI-FAMILY TINY CONTAINER PROTOTYPE

MULTI-FAMILY TINY CONTAINER PROTOTYPE

Greetings from Mexico! 🙂 It was a side trip through a destitute, ramshackle neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, that detoured Brian McCarthy from building houses in Albuquerque to an idea to offer the very poor a chance to own a home.

TINY CONTAINER STUDIO APARTMENT

TINY CONTAINER STUDIO APARTMENT

Greetings from Costa Rica! 🙂 Do you remember this tiny shipping container home? Well Jimmy from Costa Rica has another model home for his business ContainerHome.net on his site I wanted to show you. There seems to be lots of container homes being developed lately, […]

CONTAINED TINY CONTAINER HOTEL ROOM

CONTAINED TINY CONTAINER HOTEL ROOM

Greetings from Australia! 🙂 Australian-based firm Contained specializes in transforming vessels that originally hauled heavy cargo all over the world into well-designed lodgings. These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel

HOME BOX CONTAINER HOUSE

HOME BOX CONTAINER HOUSE

Greetings from Italy! 🙂 The first HomeBoxes are experimental objects for construction: They use materials and construction methods which are not typical and almost all components are prototypes. The HomeBox is designed as a movable home with different location and usage possibilities.   A vertically positioned […]

HOLIDAY CONTAINER CABANA AT MADURU OYA

HOLIDAY CONTAINER CABANA AT MADURU OYA

Greetings from Sri Lanka! 🙂 Photographer Logan MacDougall Pope has sent the people at Dezeen his images of this lakeside retreat in Sri Lanka made using a stray shipping container and timber from weapon boxes.

RURAL ESCAPE TINY CONTAINER POD

RURAL ESCAPE TINY CONTAINER POD

Greetings from Mississippi! 🙂 Builder Daniel Sokol sent the people at Jetson Green an email to share what he’s doing with steel shipping containers for a New Hampshire-based company called LEED Containers.  He can convert a 20-foot unit into a small, comfortable