Container Construction

Architects apply upcycled shipping containers to more than just housing
Implications - Homes created from shipping containers grew in popularity in 2009, and now, in addition to housing, shipping containers are being used to create various structures and designs. As a material source for marketing campaigns, a basis for educational children's toys, or even to create entire cities, shipping containers fuel the consumer demand for upcycling.
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Shipping Container Housing - The Crossbox by CG Architects is Made from Recycled Shipping Crates
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V. Hot 113,203 Clicks Pub: Jun 1, 10
Shipping Container Housing
The Crossbox by CG Architects is Made from Recycled Shipping Crates
The Crossbox by CG Architects is an eco-friendly home that has been made by recycling old shipping containers and making them livable. The concept sort of reminds me of the traveling museum by Shigeru… [More]
Highlife Container Housing - The Luxury Shipping Container Home is an Eco-Chic Small Space
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V. Hot 126,533 Clicks Pub: Sep 23, 09
Highlife Container Housing
The Luxury Shipping Container Home is an Eco-Chic Small Space
Luxury and pre-fab homes do not usually go together, but in Buenos Aries they sure do! Built for the Casa FOA home design show, the luxury shipping container home makes being eco-friendly glamorous. The… [More]
Shipping Container Homes - Christopher Nogry Expands Living Space with Shipping Containers
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Hot 28,451 Clicks Pub: Apr 1, 10
Shipping Container Homes
Christopher Nogry Expands Living Space with Shipping Containers
Used shipping containers are an unusual source for home-building materials, but architect Christopher Nogry has made good use of them. This shipping container architecture is located in France. The containers… [More]
Steel Box Architecture - OceanScope Observatory is Made of Recycled Shipping Containers
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Warm 41,424 Clicks Pub: Feb 21, 10
Steel Box Architecture
OceanScope Observatory is Made of Recycled Shipping Containers
South Korea’s OceanScope Observatory is constructed of recycled shipping containers perched at differing angles and heights in order to take advantage of Songdo New City, Incheon harbor views. The project… [More]
Sustainable Recycled Cities - The Container City in Mexico is Made Entirely from Shipping Containers
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Warm 23,522 Clicks Pub: Jan 17, 10
Sustainable Recycled Cities
The Container City in Mexico is Made Entirely from Shipping Containers
The Container City in Mexico is an eco-friendly community that was built entirely from shipping containers. The Container City is about two hours away from Mexico City and is made of about 50 shipping… [More]
Collapsible Shipping Containers - Cargoshell Containers Fold to a Quarter the Size
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Warm 19,424 Clicks Pub: Feb 9, 10
Collapsible Shipping Containers
Cargoshell Containers Fold to a Quarter the Size
Although shipping containers have been put to some amazing use of late (i.e. the shipping container city in Mexico), that doesn’t mean that they will be forever; enter the Cargoshell containers. Creating… [More]
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