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Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
6 Modern Hotels Around the World Made Out of Shipping Containers
Shipping container hotels—quite literally—keep popping up across the globe.
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular...
See How an Oregon Couple Renovated Their 1966 Airstream
Immediately after buying a vintage Airstream that they planned to renovate, Anna Jacobs and Damian Schmitt feared they bit off...
An Austin Prefab Company Debuts a Tiny Office You Can Build in Four Hours
Shipped flat to your door, Novi is a 96-square-foot studio that requires no previous construction experience.
A Mobile Boutique Hotel For the Modern Traveler Made From Shipping Containers
Logically named the ContainHotel after its structural components, this small, mobile, and environmentally-conscious hotel offers...
A Brooklyn Carriage House Is Revamped With a Penthouse Made From Shipping Containers
On a tree-lined street in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, a former carriage house from the 1930s is now a colorful modern home that...
A Portland Couple Renovate a 1982 RV, Turning It Into Their New Home
When Liz Kamarul first set her eyes on a 1982 Winnebago for sale a few blocks from her home in Portland, Oregon, she saw past the...
These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes
Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping...
10 Tiny Trailers to Take on an Adventure
Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been...
Eco-Friendly Prefabs and the Modern Mobile Home: Spotlight on Jennifer Siegal
Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...
How to build a Tiny DIY Trailer on a Budget
A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
16 Prefab Shipping Container Home Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
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