Collection by Aileen Kwun

Shipping Container Structures Around the World

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Once used to haul freight and cargo—and located the world over, from Costa Rica to South Africa and Japan—these hardy steel boxes find a second life in creative spaces.

The project on which Evergreen was seeking help was the development of Evergreen Brick Works, the adaptive reuse of...
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel...
The simple interior finishes include reclaimed timber and concrete floors.
CC4441 (Tokyo,...
La Aduana is an eight-unit apartment building in León, Mexico, made from 36 shipping containers.
One of the main draws of Kevin Freeman and Jen Feldmann’s house is its connection to the neighborhood, which is why the...
Set slightly apart, each container is installed on pier foundations.
Each MEKA home arrives via truck nearly complete.
Shipping Container Home (Brisbane,...
Finished in 2013, the 3,660-square-foot Casa Incubo was built from stacking and sliding four shipping containers to...
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