Shigeru Ban is renowned for his disaster relief design and use of environmentally conscientious and unconventional materials. When the town of Onagawa in Miyagi Prefecture suffered extreme damage from the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, Ban responded by designing a multi-story temporary housing complex for survivors. 10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes - Photo 9 of 12
This 17,000 sq. ft. (1.600 m2) villa by Abiboo is located in the South-Hamptons with the sea surrounding the plot on two 2 sides. The family’s passion for boating inspires the integration of the home with the seascape. 10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes - Photo 11 of 12
This luxury modern beach home, located in the dunes in Amagansett, New York, was constructed in modular units from re-purposed steel shipping containers. Beach Box, which is located about 600 feet from the ocean, was built with EcoTop counters, tankless water heating, a 16 SEER HVAC unit, spray foam insulation, a white thermoplastic roof, Energy Star appliances, and FSC-certified cypress siding and decking and white oak floors. 10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes - Photo 10 of 12
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