You might think this elegantly modern 1,517 sq. ft. house has nothing to do with prefabricated structures. Yet, not only are two prefab volumes used here, – they also determine the planning scheme and the space organization of the house.
The primary architects’ idea was to take two long shipping containers and put them onto the plot with a certain distance and angle between them. This was the crucial decision which resulted in an outstanding lay-out. Continue reading
Imagine there´s a house for emergency, made out of recycled shipping containers. The Future Shack can be described as fully recyclable and self-sustainable piece of architecture!
Australian architect, Sean Godsell, developed a prototype house that has applications for a variety of needs, for example homeless people, victims of natural disasters, third world housing, or simply as temporary housing in any part of the world. Continue reading
So it’s not the first time we show you a design of a modern shipping container home… Now, what makes this project so interesting is the fact that it features two containers, stacked on top of each other, not as an exterior shell but inside a building. Continue reading
The city of Houston, Texas, has one of the largest most busiest ports in the US, which means tons of shipping containers just waiting to be recycled and transformed into affordable modern homes. The Cordell House is one of those homes, incorporating three steel containers—two 40-foot-long modules and one 20-foot-long unit. Continue reading
Constructed from recycled shipping containers, Platoon Kunsthalle is a dynamic space for subculture movements in Seoul.
This concept was first introduced almost 10 years ago in Berlin, running diverse culture and communication projects – like street art, graphic design, fashion, video art, programming, music, club culture, political activism etc – in cooperation with an international community of 3,500 creatives from different professions. Continue reading
The Moderne is a 30-story high-rise building featuring luxury apartments and penthouses, in Milwaukee’s Park East Corridor. However, our story does not revolve around this fancy up-scaled condo; we wanted to tell you about its Eco-friendly, shipping-container-based Sales Center. Continue reading
This award-winning, coastal getaway is actually a recycled shipping container, that sits lightly on a seaside cliff in Coromandel, NZ. It belongs to the Crosson family, and is an attempt to provide an environment to capture the essential spirit and beauty of New Zealand. Continue reading
The modern prefab home of industrial designer Debbie Glassberg, in Kansas City, Missouri, is constructed from five metal shipping containers. It features 2,600 sq. ft. of natural light and living space, including geothermal heating, plant foam insulation and passive solar. Continue reading
This modern container home is absolutely beautiful. Located in Pont-Péan, France, if I’m not mistaken, the Crossbox house is a single family home constructed from four shipping containers. Continue reading
This single family home in Lille, France, is constructed from eight recycled shipping containers, 40 ‘high and painted red. All prefabricated units were transported by truck and assembled on site using a crane. Assembly time: Three days! Continue reading