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A Rustic Shipping Container Home Built on a Budget

In Southern California, architect Chris Bittner of OBR Architecture collaborated with his clients to create a compact dwelling that combines their fascination with shipping containers and love of the outdoors.
August 20, 2015
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The Shipping Container Revolution Continues

They’re not just for global commerce anymore: These reclaimed shipping containers are ideal nesting spots for residents and businesses lured by the relatively inexpensive costs, ready supply, or aesthetic charm of metal boxes.
August 19, 2015
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A Budget-Friendly Shipping Container Home in Costa Rica

By rethinking comfort, a couple built their dream home on a shoestring budget.
July 21, 2015

7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love

From studios, to guest rooms, lounge areas, and practice spaces, these space-efficient backyard structures provide a small sojourn from the everyday, just steps away from home.
June 10, 2015
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What You Can Accomplish With a Single Shipping Container

We've seen shipping units stacked and configured in every conceivable way, but we're most impressed when someone creates something new and functional out of just one container. From a guesthouse to an incubator, these designers realized their dreams on the scale of a single container.
May 15, 2015
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This House Was Built Out of 14 Shipping Containers

Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of 14 shipping containers.
March 28, 2015
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BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container

A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
January 14, 2015
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Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers

Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.
December 10, 2014
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A Coffee Shop Made With Shipping Containers in South Africa

Earthworld Architects & Interiors, based in Pretoria, the South African capital, was hired to design a coffee shop for the Foghound Interactive Coffee Company outside Johannesburg with used shipping containers. The 3,165-square-foot shop, which includes a showroom for the company's coffee machines, was completed in July 2014.
December 2, 2014
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