Creative Chilean Caterpillar Shipping Container Home

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Creative mastermind Sebastian Irarrazaval Architects put together this contemporary Chilean residence, with a main focus on prefabrication. This Caterpillar Residence was built with prefab parts in mind; based off of shipping containers. Multiple modules sit hillside, with portions residing at angles and slopes that would otherwise have been leveled or built around. Retaining walls were placed,…

Shipping Container Complex at Cove Park Scotland

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A countryside farmland on the west coast of Scotland can be all it takes for artists to get their mojo going. Located in Cove Park is a whole complex of shipping container type ‘cube’ spaces for rent. Intended as a place for creative types to rent out at their leisure, Edo Architecture was commissioned to create…

New York’s First Occupied Shipping Container Home

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Shipping Containers are of course a popular building material in this day and age, where people are more green and planning on being more sustainable for the earth. While a majority of what we see as far as homes are concerned are all over the world– New York is a relatively surprising location for such a…

Six Oaks Shipping Container Residence by David Fenster

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David Fenster of Modulus in California was commissioned by a local family to create a dreamy getaway home in the woodsy area of the Santa Cruz Mountains. With the area lending itself to a more rustic and natural feeling retreat, the homeowners decided to juxtapose the green elements with some metal shipping containers as the foundation…

22 Inspiring Shipping Container Spaces

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Shipping containers are an emerging trend in the green design community and beyond, and now that they’ve gotten some recognition from big name brands such as Starbucks and various restaurants around the globe; shipping containers are the solution to just about any architectural issue. Below you will find 22 great inspiring spaces created with recycled shipping…

Müvbox Portable Restaurant by Sid Lee Architecture

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Once again, we have a shipping container turned into an amazing, functional piece of architecture. Müvbox combined gourmet fast food and a refined container to provide a refined urban dining experience. This particular box located in Montreal offers great lobster dishes and other Quebec specialties. This restaurant folds up and unfolds from each of the four…

Desert Home Made From 6 Shipping Containers in Joshua Tree, California

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Designers and architects have been tapping into the popularity of shipping containers for plenty of projects of the past few years. The Tim Palen Studio at Shadow Mountain is a prototype of a second generation pre-fab design home. The project is located in the Mojave Desert, in a little town known as Joshua Tree in California,…