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Port-A-Bach: A Globetrotting Shipping Container Micro Home on Wheels!

1/7<p>Atelier Workshop's recycled container home Port-A-Bach<p>If there's two things we love at Inhabitat, it's small-space living and repurposed shipping …

Small Spaces

South Coast Container House

Made from four shipping containers, the South Coast Container House proves that good design can overcome a modest budget. The vessels have been …

Off-grid shipping container cabin has a warm wooden interior

1/19<p>Yamamar Container Cabin<p>Shipping container residences can be elaborate and complex, but sometimes bringing it back to basics is the key to good …

20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

The beautiful Contanium shipping container cabin, just a two-hour drive from NYC, is proving that going off-grid doesn’t have to mean going bare …

Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara

There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.<p>The home that architects Clay Aurell and Josh Blumer, of AB Design Studio, devised for Bret and Dani Stone on a sloping site in the foothills of Santa Barbara, California, is nothing short of a triple-threat: It’s largely prefabricated; it …

Santa Barbara

Shipping container hotel lets you try out tiny living

All the rooms—and the pool—are made from shipping containers<p>Whether it’s tiny homes or camper vans, alternative dwellings are all the rage. But in a sea of unique living spaces, nothing says upcycled downsizing quite like the shipping container.<p>More than any other tiny house, shipping containers …

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 container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

10 Houses Made from Repurposed Shipping Containers

We like the idea of a shipping container as vacation getaway—it’s mobile, inexpensive, and an example of creative reuse at its best. Here, we’ve …

Cornelia Tiny House

Nashville-based New Frontier Tiny Homes have presented the Cornelia Tiny House, a multi functional home that works as a writing studio, library, and …

Lofts

A Bugs Home

This tiny apartment in Taipei, Taiwan, is a bachelors dream. With a limited floor area of just 46 square metres (498 square feet), the architects …

This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature

Nestled in a tiny town off the coast, this container home echoes the main ingredient the owners had hoped for in a weekend retreat—serenity.<p>There are only 63 people who live in Wye River, Australia, and three of them live here. That is, when they're looking to get away.<p>Given the town's remoteness, …

Architecture

Media lab built from recycled shipping containers pops up in half a day

Four recycled shipping containers have found a new lease on life as Bard College’s new media lab in upstate New York. MB Architecture’s solution is …

This Gorgeous Classroom Was Assembled In 4 Hours For Just $200K

Assembled in just a day, these structures are an example of sustainability and good design.<p>I remember when my college installed some “temporary” portable classrooms while they finished a new building. They looked like beige containers with tiny windows, which felt like fridges in winter and saunas …

These Made-In-Texas Shipping Container Homes Are Seriously Impressive

Just look at that rooftop deck!<p>Chip and Joanna Gaines aren't the only husband-and-wife team creating amazing homes in Texas. Jon Meier and Kristen Flowers are also fixing up beautiful country dwellings in the Lone Star State —but with upcycled shipping containers at the heart of their projects.<p>The …

Best 60+ Modern Exterior Shipping Container Design Photos And Ideas - Dwell

121 Exterior Shipping Container Design Photos And Ideas<p>Filter<p>Zoom out for a look at the modern exterior. From your dream house, to cozy cabins, to loft-like apartments, to repurposed shipping containers, these stellar projects promise something for everyone. Explore a variety of building types with …

Shipping Containers

Take Control of Your Tiny Kitchen With Our Best Tips of 2017

(Image credit: Ellie Arciaga Lillstrom)<p>One of the biggest challenges of living in a small apartment is dealing with a small kitchen, and in 2017, we …

Small Spaces

cocoon modules + coco-mat envision nomadic dwelling with container

<b>coco-mat, the athens based all natural ​mattress brand, has collaborated with cocoon modules, the container architecture start-up, to design a</b> …

Athens

Modpool Shipping Container Pools

Relocatable and convertible with a shockingly quick set-up time, Modpool Shipping Container Pools are intriguing alternatives to traditional pools. …

Shipping Containers

Off-grid shipping container cabin has a warm wooden interior

Shipping container residences can be elaborate and complex, but sometimes bringing it back to basics is the key to good living. At the request of …

See inside this tiny home made in an old shipping container

With only 320 square feet of living space, this Carolina Beach house isn’t like others on the street. Set back on a peaceful wooded lot just three blocks from the beach, the tiny home is stirring a lot of buzz. But, it’s not just the size everyone is talking about.<p>Two years ago, builders turned an …

10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe

From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better. Their modern design, affordability, and quick turnaround make for incredible homes that many people enjoy.<p>Browse through these 10 amazing European prefab shipping container …

Prefab Homes

Genius tiny house is full of DIY transforming furniture

Wow<p>One of the raddest small apartment maneuvers we’ve ever seen is the motorized bed that drops down from the ceiling. And now, the same brilliant idea has been deployed in—what else?—a tiny house.<p>Built by self-taught carpenter Ana White and her husband, Jacob, this 24-foot-long tiny house is a …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

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 two loves in a new project in East Austin’s popular Mueller neighborhood.<p>Designed with local architect Mark Reynolds, the duplex creatively reuses shipping containers as …

Compact Prefab House is Made from a Single Shipping Container in Milan

1/7<p>Nova Deko Modular Milan<p>Australian film Nova Deko Modular builds modular homes, the smallest of which are dubbed “granny flats”. Their recent house …

Prefab Modular Homes Inspired by Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container homes are taking the architecture world by storm and naturally they have fierce supporters on one side, and naysayers on the …

Artist Julio Garcia Builds a Light-Filled Shipping Container Home in Savannah

Artist and designer Julio Garcia recently built his own recycled shipping container home in Savannah, Georgia. The printmaker took two 40 ft …

Shipping Container Home Infused With Sustainable Features

Casa Incubo is a modern home designed by architect Maria Jose Trejos, located in Costa Rica. It was built using eight shipping containers and this …