Container Cinema
As part of the cultural countdown to the winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010, media art group Springboard—a trio composed of...
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.
16 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
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...
An Australian Firm Makes Portable Hotel Rooms Out of Shipping Containers
These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel rooms.
A Brooklyn Carriage House Revamped with a Penthouse Made From Shipping Containers
A New York-based architecture studio renovated a a single family home by inserting two shipping containers into the existing...
A Shipping Container Home in Pennsylvania Embraces Its Rugged Industrial Origins
A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.
Who Knew a Relaxing Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers?
This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...
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.
Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K
Patrice Rios, founder of interior design firm Troo Designs and custom shipping container business Sige&Honey, has combined her...
Can You Find This Clothing Label in a (Sort of) Secret Shipping Container?
An online store launches a mysterious showroom to make its wares more accessible, relatively speaking.
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...
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...
Shipping Container Retail Design
I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...
Shipping Containers Turn Affordable Homes
Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.
An 'Epic' Container Co-op
The good folks at Epic Software are building a video production studio out of old shipping containers just outside of Houston,...
BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container
A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
Discuss: What Would You Do With a Shipping Container?
We're asking our community to dream about how they would convert a shipping container.