The Shipping Muse
Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...
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.
A Backyard Eucalyptus Becomes the Muse For This Home Remodel
When architect Fiona Dunin was tasked with simplifying and modernizing a Melbourne home, she looked to the backyard for...
Landscape Architect Lisa Switkin Muses on the Connection Between Nature and Memory
Switkin recalls 25 years worth of memories from a memento box that never leaves her deskside.
Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara
There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.
The Dos and Don’ts of Shipping Container Homes
It’s easy to buy into the hype around shipping container homes, but there are some fundamentals you should know before going all...
This Awesome Shipping Container Home Can Be Yours For $125K
This portable dwelling, made of two shipping containers, is ready for its next move.
The Essential Guide to Shipping Container Home Design
From preliminary guides, to lists of trusted companies, to exemplary floor plans, these resources will get you started on your...
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...
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...
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
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.
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...
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
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...
Inexpensive, Easy-Assembly Shipping Container Home
An attractive shipping container house shows the benefits of prefab living.
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...
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.