"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
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...
An Amazing Home in Brooklyn Made Out of 21 Shipping Containers
Sited on a typical 25-by-100-foot corner lot in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, this 5,000-square-foot residence was built...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers
These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as...
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
This Awesome Shipping Container Home Can Be Yours For $125K
This portable dwelling, made of two shipping containers, is ready for its next move.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
Modern Shipping Container Home in San Francisco
Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to accommodate their...
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
10 Works of Architecture That Reveal the Acrobatic Wonders of Concrete
The twists, turns, and cantilevers of these residences and public structures are due to the gravity-defying abilities of concrete.
Discover 5 Public Buildings in South Korea Made Out of Shipping Containers
In South Korea, shipping containers have been used to build amazing projects including an art school, low-cost housing, a...
Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers
Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.
Photo of the Week: Shipping Container Structure in Toronto
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Art and Design Come Together in These 10 Examples of Inspirational Wall Murals
Lately, we've been noticing intricate murals turning up in projects everywhere, from the walls of dashing new hotels and...
16 Prefab Shipping Container Home Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
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...
6 Modern Hotels Around the World Made Out of Shipping Containers
Shipping container hotels—quite literally—keep popping up across the globe.

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