Container Homes

An affordable recreational building that is also eco friendly, transportable and functions off the grid. Substantially crafted from recycled materials.
MAS consists of two mass-produced elements: The accommodation module, based on the external dimensions and performance of a 40ft cargo container, and the core module based on a 20ft cargo container. All elements can be easily plugged together and taken apart.
Single and multiple unit container home design & concepts. Realisation: Zigloo Domestique container home.
The term cargotecture was coined by HyBrid in 2003 to describe any building system built entirely or partially from ISO shipping containers.  In an effort to move the concept of cargotecture beyond renderings and drawings, HyBrid continues to work with individual clients to realize site- and program-specific visions of sustainability.
Tempohousing invents, designs and builds modular housing solutions world wide based on its own unique housing system. 'Tempo' means speed and the housing solutions apply to many different sectors.
New Zealand pioneers in shipping container house design and construction, Addis Containers offer architecturally designed contemporary houses to suit your site and lifestyle.
Various recycled steel shipping container projects.
This is a webpage devoted to listing as many examples of people using shipping containers as architectural elements as I can find, in an effort to embolden people to use containers in building projects, when and where doing so is feasible and appropriate.

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ShelterKraft Werks
Washington, Seattle
Using steel shipping containers to build sustainable, comfortable, attractive and affordable houses, backyard studios and offices, integrating green materials and technologies.
SnapSpace Solutions is a United States manufacturer of custom designed, earth friendly living spaces and structures constructed using recycled containers.
21st Century Homes & Structures Engineered modulars. The 3rd type of construction methodology using shipping containers! Steel core 'friend' homes.
House prices too high! You can slash your construction cost in half by means of using 20 or 40 foot shipping containers as the structural shell.
Free 3D shipping container home design software - designed to help with visualizations of home design ideas using shipping cargo containers as building modules.
PFNC utilizes surplus shipping containers resulting from the United States' consistent trade deficit. PFNC offers an affordable housing solution that is scalable and fully portable.
Port-a-Bach
New Zealand
Innovative one-container holiday-homes.
Container City
UK, London
Container Cities offer an alternative solution to traditional space provision. They are ideal for office and workspace, live-work and key-worker housing. Container Cities do not even have to look like containers!
One, two and multiple shipping container homes. Also on wheels.