The greatest homes made from shipping containers around the world

The relatively cheap shipping container is a good foundation for a strong, mobile, and post-apocalyptic home. In the last two decades, architects have been incorporating shipping containers into everything from schools to houses — for aesthetic reasons, but also out of economic necessity. Here are some of their most… » 3/12/13 3:11pm 3/12/13 3:11pm

Living Inside 12 Shipping Containers Was Never More Glamorous

This luxurious home created by stunt architect Adam Kalkin is actually just 12 shipping containers stacked up, surrounded by a greenhouse-like glass frame, and stuffed with furniture. It's a perfect insta-mansion, or compound for your next Singulatarian cult. » 8/02/12 5:22pm 8/02/12 5:22pm

Life In A Shipping Container Can Be Beautiful

As this cabin in Holyoke, Minnesota proves, post-apocalyptic shipping container life can be lovely. Built around two shipping containers on stilts, this cabin is totally off the grid - though the windows mean it's not quite zombie-proof. » 5/05/10 3:51pm 5/05/10 3:51pm

Living Out of a Shipping Container in Style

This house in Wellington, New Zealand, is built from the housing material of the future: Shipping containers. Perhaps because there's been a global shipping container shortage » 10/28/08 7:30am 10/28/08 7:30am, the containers have gone from low-rent to completely glamorous. Check out your future home, made entirely of recycled materials secreted away…