12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter

12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter

By Byron Loker
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to modern homes and shopping malls.

Utilizing the trusted shells of classic shipping containers, these unusual designs feature additions and modifications that push the boundaries of what homes have traditionally been made of.

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