Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
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A Shipping Container Turns Into a Backyard Architecture Studio
Built for $200,000 and lowered into place by crane, a compact cargotecture office perfectly slots into an architect’s backyard.
A 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 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
5 Best Retailers in Upcycled Shipping Containers
We have seen shipping containers being repurposed for uses ranging from housing to hotels—so it's only logical that some...
Grab This Dreamy Shipping Container Home For $875K
Designed by one of America’s leading cargotecture proponents, this modern shipping container home in New Jersey is seeking a new...
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
Salvage Love
The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people.
Inexpensive, Easy-Assembly Shipping Container Home
An attractive shipping container house shows the benefits of prefab living.
Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara
There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.
This Awesome Shipping Container Home Can Be Yours For $125K
This portable dwelling, made of two shipping containers, is ready for its next move.
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...
This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling
Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a...
14 Shipping Containers Were Upcycled For This Dallas Home
Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of...
Dwell's Top 10 Upcycled Shipping Containers of 2017
We can barely contain our excitement over this year's awe-inspiring projects.
Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers
Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.
The Shipping Muse
Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they’re usually filled with...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
9 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans That Maximize Space
Think outside the rectangle with these space-efficient shipping container designs.
16 Prefab Shipping Container Home Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
This Company Is Turning Used Shipping Containers Into Custom Swimming Pools
Modpools upcycles shipping containers that are otherwise destined to rust by creating prefab pools for your backyard.
This Airy Hamptons Home Is Made From Six Shipping Containers
Wrapped around a mature oak tree, a light-filled shipping container home embraces the outdoors in more ways than one.
A Film Producer’s Desert Retreat Is a Starburst of Shipping Containers
A previously unrealized design by Whitaker Studio will become a vacation home in Joshua Tree, each shipping container...
An Amazing Home in Brooklyn Made Out of 21 Shipping Containers
Sited on a typical 25-by-100-foot corner lot in Brooklyn, this 5,000-square-foot residence was built with 21 stacked shipping...
Experience the Serenity of the Catskills With This Off-Grid Shipping Container Cabin
Located two hours north of New York City, this shipping container cabin boasts sustainable design and cozy glamping comforts.
A Shipping Container Penthouse Lists for $995K in New York City
Formerly a mechanical room and overhauled by LOT-EK, the Manhattan pad recasts a 20-foot shipping container as an upstairs...
5 of Our Favorite Shipping Container Companies in North America
From the Hamptons’ first shipping container house to a pop-up cargotecture bar, the innovative projects from these North American...
A Shipping Container Home in Australia Made With Eco-Friendly Materials
With the South Coast of Australia as its backdrop, this thoughtfully constructed home’s foundation consists of four shipping...
A Shipping Container Home Rises on a Rocky Site Outside Stockholm
Architect Måns Tham collaborates with a young family to create an efficient and light-filled arrangement of eight shipping...
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...
Take in the South African Countryside in This Shipping Container Eco-Cabin
Nestled on a family farm, this South African shipping container cabin is completely off the grid.
A Sustainable Shipping Container Community Springs Up in Oklahoma City
On a formerly blighted site, 16 shipping containers have been transformed into elegant homes that are equally eco- and...
26 Shipping Containers Stack Together in This London Apart-Hotel
In Waterloo, London architecture firm Doone Silver Kerr repurposes shipping containers into 20 micro-apartments with a downstairs...
CURA Is Turning Shipping Containers Into Emergency Hospitals for COVID-19
The nonprofit design/build collective is converting shipping containers into modular, pop-up ICUs.
Two Shipping Containers Form a Cozy Live/Work Cabin in Poland
The prefab design by Wiercinski Studio looks right at home tucked into its lush surrounds, but it was born to roam.
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...

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