My plan was to eventually paint them gray, but that just hasn’t happened. The “tan” was starting to grow on me until this, which now raises the question: do real men have yellow hunting cabins?” – Steve at Tin Can Cabin
This bright orange guest house sits under a tree in the scenic Algarve region of southern Portugal. It is the first in what architect Arnold Aarssen of Studio ARTE envisions as a new line of dwellings built from repurposed shipping containers.” – Small House Bliss
via Nomad Living, a container guest house
Set in San Antonio, this container home acts as a guest house to a larger residence. Designed by Poteet Architects, the container features a range of sustainable design strategies to reduce its environmental impact and energy consumption.The house is set upon a foundation made from re-purposed telephone poles. The exterior of the container has been painted a playful bright blue, and the architects have extended the total living space through the use of the exterior decking.” – Niall
The Forge system offers the flexibility of an open plan space that can accommodate a setout to suit your needs and budget, and to help get you started, our plans offer a popular “bed and bathroom” setup. So whether you have the hankering for a live-in arrangement, or the simple comforts of a sofa and TV, your space is only a fit-out away – your way.” – containerplan.com
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A luxurious small container home sits atop others in Palma, Majorca, Spain – and you can rent it through airbnb.com.
“In a quiet street just five minutes away from the attractions of Palma, is the Container House. As the name suggests the house is made from shipping container modules, which makes this a really unusual place to stay.”
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Slide outs are not a new idea but I’ve never seen them in a shipping container. This ‘Mobile Dwelling Unit’ (nicknamed MDU) takes a standard shipping container and breaks the mold by expanding the space using simple slide outs.