Lifestyle

20 Cool As Hell Shipping Container Homes

Published On 04/22/2015 Published On 04/22/2015

It might seem crazy that people go out of their way to transform industrial shipping containers into mini (and not-so-mini) homes, but wait 'till you see the results. Not only are they a more eco-friendly and affordable alternative to building from scratch, but these upcycled specimens are putting the designs of their traditional counterparts to shame. 

Patrick Bradley Architects

Grillagh Water House

Maghera, Ireland

CG Architects
Benjamin Garcia Saxe

Containers Of Hope

San Jose, Costa Rica

Cove Park

The Cubes In Cove Park

Helensburgh, Scotland

ArchDaily.com

Caterpillar House

Santiago, Chile
 

Architizer

Container House Lille

Lille, France

EcoTechDesign.com
HomeDSGN.com

Mountainside Container House

Nederland, Colorado

BaseNow.net

Brazilian Furniture Showroom

SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil

Plataforma Architects

Casa El Tiemblo

El Tiemblo, Spain

Dwell

The Sunlight Residence

Los Angeles, California

HomeDSGN.com

San Antonio Guest House

San Antonio, Texas

ArchitectureAndHygiene.co
AtelierWorkshop.com
LionContainers.co.uk

Backyard Office/Garden

England

RoyalWolf.com

Outdoor Rooms

Australia
 

Airbnb

Container Home Airbnb

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Dwell

Old Lake Highlands House

Old Lake Highlands, Texas

Castor Design

Sauna Box

Anywhere
 

SmallHouseBliss.com

Savannah Forest Hideaway

Savannah, Georgia


Joe McGauley
is a senior editor at Supercompressor, and would pay exactly zero dollars to cross the ocean in a ship's cargo hold.

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