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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 …

Home Improvement

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 …

Living Rooms

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 …

Frank Gehry

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Shipping Containers

60+ Best Modern Exterior Shipping Container Building Type Design… - Dwell

113 Exterior Shipping Container Building Type 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 …

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> …

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

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 …

Real Estate

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Furniture

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 …

Prefab Homes

6 Home Wet Bars That Will Inspire You to Up Your Entertaining Game

A home wet bar can be much more than just a place to make drinks with access to running water. By incorporating a few thoughtful design elements, a well-appointed wet bar can up your entertaining game tenfold.<p>A Wet Bar With a View at The Oosten in Brooklyn

Shipping Containers

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 Homes

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 …

Prefab Homes

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 …

Containers of Hope: Cool Costa Rican Shipping Container House Only Costs $40,000

Guess how much this house cost? $US 40,000. Seriously. Containers of Hope is the latest project by Benjamin Garcia Saxe and is composed of two 40' …

Design

8 Shipping Containers Make Up a Stunning 2-Story Home

Casa Incubo is an earth friendly prefabricated home that employs a variety of sustainable features – including 8 shipping containers that form its …

5 Awesome Shipping Container Retreats

While shipping containers make excellent building blocks for permanent homes, they also make for great, inexpensive retreats. Below you will find a …

Shipping Containers

INFOGRAPHIC: Why the shipping container revolution became popular

1/2<p>shipping container lead<p>Cargotecture is one of our favorite topics on Inhabitat and it should be no wonder why—building with shipping containers …

Housing

Here is the interior of the amazing container home featured yesterday by Canadian designer Claudie Dubrile!

Can This Souped-Up $65K Container House Go Mainstream?

Here's a fun thought exercise: for $65K, would you rather buy a luxury tiny home made to order, or a custom shipping container home already equipped with a bathroom, laundry units, Bose entertainment system, and everything else you need? That's right—just like the Portland-based company that makes …

Holyoke Cabin is a Beautiful Shipping Container Home

Holyoke Cabin is an excellent example of an elegant, efficient use of shipping containers to create a cozy cabin off the grid. Two used shipping …