Exterior, Metal Roof Material, Metal Siding Material, Glass Siding Material, and Shipping Container Building Type Made of scraps taken from the containers’ sides, the roof creates a sense of openness from the inside and ushers in sunlight. Its slanted design creates a wind tower effect, providing natural ventilation that negates the need for air conditioning.  Photo 8 of 10 in 9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers from House of the Week: Comfortable Home Made of Two Shipping Containers