From Shipping Container Tea Houses to Shipping Container Spas

By: Tana Makmanee - Sep 5, 2014
Transforming something unappealing into a wonderfully contemporary structure, these re-purposed shipping containers are showcasing how a little imagination can instantly revitalize something old or unappreciated.

Traditionally used for storing and transporting large quantities of goods and materials, shipping containers are often regarded as a purely industrial type of equipment. A rise in sustainable living however has prompted retailers into utilizing these large industrial containers in more creative and unexpected ways. Helping to create an eco-friendly design aesthetic, these re-purposed shipping containers will no doubt have people on the street curious as to what these buildings have stored inside.

From modern homes that feature shipping container extensions to retailers and office spaces that integrate these industrial structures, these re-purposed containers will definitely add an unexpected touch to any ordinary structural space.