Living Room, Sofa, Light Hardwood Floor, and Coffee Tables Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to accommodate their collection and reflect their passions. The shipping containers were stacked, joined with steel tubes, and lashed to reinforced floor joints to make them earthquake-safe.  Photo 2 of 10 in 9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers from A Modern Shipping Container Home in San Francisco