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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Up- Cycled Gallery Spaces
Up- Cycled Gallery Spaces
The CABIN/ET Art Gallery Turns Old Container Eco- Friendly
The CABIN/ET doesn’t look like anything special, in fact it just looks like a shipping container propped on legs, but it is actually an art gallery. The CABIN/ET art gallery is lined with wood, has seating… MORE
Shipping Container Doll Houses
Shipping Container Doll Houses
The M112 Pod Miniatures Teach Children Green Living
With the aim of emphasizing green living and highlighting the fact that abandoned shipping containers are being used more and more as living spaces, Paris Renfroe Design has created the M112 Pod Miniatures.… MORE
Shipping Container Naturescapes
Shipping Container Naturescapes
Mary Iverson Presenting New Show 'Frontier' at Park Life
Shipping containers don’t often make appearances in fine art. Painter Mary Iverson, however, was drawn to the boxy containers and began including them in her landscapes. Her new show ‘Frontier’ will… MORE
play_circle_filled Shipping Container Cameras
Shipping Container Cameras
Giant Photography Campaign to Promote the Samsung NX11 Camera
Before you is indeed one giant shipping container camera. You may not believe it at first, but that's why I've also included a video that proves these photos are not fake. Captivating and capturing unsuspecting… MORE

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