• Claudie Dubreuil’s Shipping Container Home – Canada

    Claudie Dubreuil, a Canadian general contractor in Mirabel, Quebec, turned 4, 40′ shipping containers into a timber clad, contemporary and somewhat eclectic 3 bedroom home.

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    Claudie Dubreuil, a Canadian general contractor in Mirabel, Quebec, turned 4, 40′ shipping containers into a timber clad, contemporary and somewhat eclectic 3 bedroom home. While it was an exciting proposition, she had a her fair share of challenges especially finding an engineering firm that could cut the shipping containers and install windows and doors (she...
  • Franceschi Container Houses in Costa Rica

    Franceschi Container Houses in Costa Rica by Re Arquitectura in collaboration with DAO

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    PROJECT DESCRIPTION As is natural, families grow, segregate but stay together; blood is a very strong bond. Franceschi Containers is a project born from the heart of a family that loves nature and is concerned about the environment, following that natural cycle of growing, they see the need to increase the space in which they...
  • Shipping Container Home in Abuja – Nigeria

    This modern home in Abuja was built in just 8 weeks using shipping containers.

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    This modern home in Abuja was built in just 8 weeks using shipping containers. This modern 2+bedroom detached home in Kado district, Abuja was completed in just 8 weeks using re-purposed shipping containers. The home was built by Abuja-based Apro binna Construction ltd in collaboration with A&K Construction ltd and Boums Concepts ltd at a cost...
  • Delridge Resident Makes House in a Shipping Container – USA

    In this age of escalating construction costs, a young Delridge resident looks to shipping containers when designing her starter home

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    When Julianna Carlson left her parents’ Delridge home for college in Santa Barbara, she never expected to tire of the eternal California sunshine. But the longtime Pacific Northwesterner couldn’t stay away—she graduated in 2015 and returned. She’s now settled on a plot of land she purchased just down the street from the house she grew...
  • Shipping Containers Home – France

    The CrossBox is a dramatically cantilevered home designed by French firm CG Architectes, which is located in the middle of a housing estate in Pont-Péan,...

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    The CrossBox is a dramatically cantilevered home designed by French firm CG Architectes, which is located in the middle of a housing estate in Pont-Péan, a small town in Brittany. The project is a prototype of a 104 sqm modular and industrialized house, built with four 40’shipping containers. Two containers form the ground floor while the...
  • Children’s Theatre in Cape Town is made from shipping containers – South Africa

    Guga S’Thebe Children’s Theatre in Cape Town South Africa is made from re-purposed shipping containers and recyclable materials

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    SYNOPSIS This project is part of a program where students from the Georgia Institute of Technology design and build an extension to Arts and Culture Centre Guga s’Thebe in Langa in South Africa in collaboration with two German Universities (RWTH Aachen University and PBSA Düsseldorf) and local architects (Carin Smuts, CS studio) under involvement of the...
  • Compact Detached Homes Built from Shipping Containers – USA

    Squirrel Park in Oklahoma, USA by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris features Compact Detached Homes Built from Shipping Containers

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    Completed in 2018, the award winning Squirrel Park repurposes 16 shipping containers to create 4 single family homes set within a lush, park-like landscape. Designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, the development seeks to recreate the concept of the neighbourhood but on a smaller scale, reinforcing the idea of living together. It features shaded carports for...
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