Creativity knows no limits, and nothing encapsulates what creative lengths people will go to
more than people that make houses out of shipping containers. Before you start thinking about towers of stacked containers know that these twenty container houses are nothing like the battered and dented hobbles found in dystopian movies. With that said let's
jump right in.
Container House, Austria
Our first container house on the list sits pretty on a cliff overlooking the Otztal Valley in Austria. At first glance, it may not look like it was made from 14 different containers
slapped together, but it most definitely is.
Shipping Container Guest House
Not everyone wants to live in an entire house made from shipping containers, and who are we to judge? Still, a shipping container guest house
is a good middle ground as Poteet Architects showcased with their charming little project.
Kalkin’s 12 Container Home
One might think that making a house from a shipping container means having a small home. Kalkin
certainly threw that idea out the window by building a small mansion out of twelve reclaimed shipping containers.
Wohnwürfel, Container Mini-Apartment
Houses are expensive. There’s no escaping that fact.
As populations grow, land becomes scarce and very pricey to everyone that isn’t born a millionaire. Therefore, apartments and mini-houses are becoming more and more popular.
Container Build Group - Luxury Homes
life of living in luxury may not be quite so far out of your reach as you might think. Not if you fork out the dough for a container house like this one.
Shipping House, Cape Town
Cape Town is home to a container house
inspired by changing how we build homes and lessen our impact on the environment. This may shock you, but the average house uses up a lot of resources to build. Shipping container houses are an extreme form of recycling, and there is no better proof of what
can be achieved through this effort than Stephan Smith’s design.
Minimalist 20-Foot Shipping Container Tiny House
Shipping container houses don’t always have to be huge. They can resemble tiny apartments
too, and we can’t talk about tiny homes and not mention those created by Tony Lopez of Alternative Living Spaces and Chris Buonaiuto of A2U Container Living..
Maison Container by Patrick Partouche
There are shipping
container houses that disguise their former lives with spackle, an angled roof, and a coat of paint. And then there is Patrick Partouche, who created the Maison Container project to fully embrace the concept of shipping container homes.
Container House in El Tiemblo
Speaking of shipping container houses that embrace what they are, there is a home in El Tiemblo that leaps behind this idea. Although a bit of an ugly duckling on the outside, the inside of this house is sleek
and modern with stark colors uplifted by warm, wooden decals and plenty of natural light.
Five Shipping Containers Turned Into a Cozy Modern Home
Debbie Glassberg is the proud owner of five shipping containers. Now,
this might not sound all that impressive, but when we show you what she did with those containers you are sure to be impressed and maybe a little envious too.
The Crossbox House
The French know how to make good coffee,
good wine, and good…shipping container houses?
Container Summer Residence
Who wouldn’t want to work within walking distance of the sea during summer?
Beach House Built From Recycled
‘Why not just build your own luxury home from shipping containers?’ is what designers behind this stylish house in the Hamptons clearly thought.
Earth-Cooled, Shipping Container Underground
Retiring in the countryside is the dream of many people. For Steve and Shirley Rees, they took this idea to the next level. Rather than buying a cottage or a townhouse, they bought two shipping containers and buried them.
Nouvel’s Shipping Container Restaurant
Why eat in a restaurant when you could eat in a shipping container instead? As a part of a refurbishment project in West Paris, a guy named Jean Nouvel launched new buildings made from shipping
containers; a restaurant and a greenhouse.
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