We have long covered shipping container homes. There are some great stories of people using shipping containers to make beautiful modern homes. Or using shipping containers as a room within a larger space. Here you will find discussions, images, and hopefully, inspiration for the next time you see a shipping container for sale.

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.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
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...
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...
16 Prefab Shipping Container Home Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container
A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
Inexpensive, Easy-Assembly Shipping Container Home
An attractive shipping container house shows the benefits of prefab living.
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...
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.
An Australian Firm Makes Portable Hotel Rooms Out of Shipping Containers
These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel rooms.
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...
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...
A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.
New Shipping Container Apartments Bring Market-Rate Rent to Downtown Phoenix
Containers on Grand puts Phoenix in the vanguard of shipping container rental housing.
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.
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.