There’s no shying away from the shipping container form in this striking design by in Brisbane. It’s the largest shipping container home in Australia and spans three levels and used 31 containers in its construction. Words and image editing by Clare Patience.
The home by has been fitted out with high-end finishes but retains an urban edge.
Designed and built by Studio H:T, this stunning container home in Colorado, USA, was craned into position to sit out across the magnificent view. The home has been clad in timber and is powered by solar power panels on the roof.
Inside, the house by Studio H:T embraces the industrial nature of its materials, revealing the joins and bare bones of the shipping container construction.
Designed by , this award-winning home in Northern Ireland was simply constructed using four recycled shipping containers.
The solid form of the shipping containers has been highlighted in cladding that has been powder coated in black and rust to accentuate the shape and shadow against the natural landscape. Project by
Featuring a green roof, sun-catching orientation and excellent cross ventilation this Texas guesthouse by proves how easy and green container architecture can be.
This beautiful Nordic-style design belies the use of three shipping containers as the foundation. Situated in Wuxi, China, WFH House, was designed by Mads Møller at who worked hard to solve the problem of insulation many shipping container houses suffer from. The cladding and clean lines of the exterior help keep the home warm and add gentle look to the solid form.
Unabashedly industrial, this shipping container Huiini House by adds a new dimension to the Mexican landscape. Shipping containers are built to stack and this construction highlights the function and strength of the materials and the ingenuity of the shape in contemporary home design.
The beauty of shipping containers as homes is that it can be craned into position, creating quick builds in hard-to-reach locations.