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

Caterpillar House

Santiago, Chile


Container House Lille

Lille, France

Mountainside Container House

Nederland, Colorado

Brazilian Furniture Showroom

SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil

Plataforma Architects

Casa El Tiemblo

El Tiemblo, Spain


The Sunlight Residence

Los Angeles, California

San Antonio Guest House

San Antonio, Texas

Backyard Office/Garden


Outdoor Rooms



Container Home Airbnb

Palma de Mallorca, Spain


Old Lake Highlands House

Old Lake Highlands, Texas

Castor Design

Sauna Box


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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