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A Transforming Shipping Container House

When you leave for work and want to lock your doors, you simply push the button again and the home is protected by it’s steel shell. One side of the container is populated predominately with floor-to-ceiling windows, bathing the interior with natural light on the cloudiest of days. The other side of the container is […]

Clever Shipping Container Home-Studio Design

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 […]

R2x20 – A Simple Container Home in Thailand

The one-bedroom, one bathroom home was built using two, 20-foot containers with cutouts for windows and doors.  There’s a prefab bathroom inside and the interior is insulated with a recycled content material. Located in Thailand, the home features a roof layer that’s raised above the home — not unlike the roof design of the Ultimate […]

Single Mom Builds a Home Out of a Shipping Container

Lulu, a single mom from Southern California, recently went back to school, which prevented her from working full time to pay a market rent. Due to this she was forced to move out of her conventional home, so instead she decided to build for herself and her small daughter a home from a shipping container. […]

Sleeping Around – A Compact Luxurious Hotel Room

Small portable housing in a standard 20-foot shipping container. Another example of semi-portable micro housing. Our pop-up hotel offers a readymade answer: a compact yet luxurious hotel room, equipped with all the mod cons: a box-spring bed, rain shower, iPod docking station and air conditioning – all contained in a 20ft recycled sea container.” – Sleeping […]

MyPad – Micro Shipping Container Home

The MyPad is flexible. It is transportable anywhere, and offers flexible, short or  long term solutions that enables you to use your land or garden without the cost of investing in a permanent property commitment. It could be ideal if you have or considered a leased land situation.” – MyPad.ie. Learn more about MyPad…

Snoozebox – Shipping Container Based Portable Temporary Housing

While this solution is not a tiny house, it is an interesting example of micro housing and what can be done in a tiny space. I also like how all this functionality has been packed inside a transportable shipping container. Wherever quality, temporary accommodation is needed, Snoozebox provides a fast, flexible and cost-effective solution with […]

320 Square Foot Container Guest House

For a San Antonio artist, Poteet created a guest house/garden retreat/playhouse using a reclaimed steel shipping container. Poteet added glass doors and windows, heating and air-conditioning, a green roof, and bamboo flooring and wallcovering.” – Remodelista Read more at Remodelista