Sauna Box turns an old shipping container into a self-contained steam room


A great use for a small modular shipping container by Canadian based designers, Castor. Being trapped inside a leaky shipping container on a hot day …

Pinkpop Festival 3FM On Stage made from Containers


Shipping containers were recently used at the PINKPOP festival called the ‘3 On Stage’ arena in the Netherlands in order to make an intimate stage for artists to play in.

The Pod Manchester: small appartments by Jasper Saunders


Abito is a nine-storey appartment building. It consists of 256 micro pods, which host spacious balconies, fold-away double beds, flexible bathroom/utility spaces, fitted kitchens and views of Manchesters' sky line.

Green Container International Aid Shelters Housing


Green Container Mission: To provide emergency shelter and long-term planning strategies to displaced populations made homeless from global catastrophes (Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Typhoons, Tsunamis, Volcano Eruptions and Floods).

Undulating Green Grass Roofing


Living under flora and fauna is ecologically sound

Phooey Architects Children’s Activity Centre


Phooey Architects turned abandoned shipping containers into an activity center for children in Melbourne, Australia. Phooey decided to stack the containers and to cut them …

Infiniski – Loft 120 Container Studio


Based in Chile, ‘sustainable architecture and construction’ agency, Infiniski have designed: Loft 120 modular studio/living space. Four 40ft containers have been used in this construction, …

Container Radar Tower – Rotterdam, Amsterdam


NL architects of Amsterdam used shipping containers to construct a 70 metre high radar tower for shipping traffic in Rotterdam Harbour. The construction is also to be used as a viewing tower landmark.

Archi Home Container


Archi Home develops dwellings made from recycled shipping containers, stacked together or side by side. Techni Group, owner of the Archi Home brand, initially set …

Olgga Architects: Maison EvolutiV’ 1


Olgga Architects have designed and built an energy efficient (THPE 2005, H&E Profil A) residence ‘Maison evolutiV’) from two shipping containers offering 70 square metres …

Olgga Architects: 100% Recycled Student Container Housing


Olgga Architects have designed a 100% recycled 40ft shipping container complex for students in Le Havre, France.

Art Basel: Art Position


Art Positions was an art exhibition held in shipping containers a stone's throw away from the Miami Beach Convention Center, showcasing the work of 20 young artists.

Shipping Container Military Buildings

DORCE une entreprise basée en Turquie. Elle conçoit des containers adaptés pour les zones de combat dans le monde entier: dortoirs, bureaux et autres équipements …

Haiti School – BoxWorks, Inc


A non-profit organization called BoxWorks, Inc. is using shipping containers to build schools, community buildings and houses throughout the developing countries. Abandoned containers are readily …



Thus Greentainer is a vessel–a container in the real sense of the word–suitable for multiple uses and destinations, from a small company canteen to a …

Conhouse by Jure Kotnik


Sky high prices of real estate in the contemporary world have stimulated the search for and development of alternative housing solutions. One such attempt is …

Tsubara Tsubara Restaurant


Niseko on Japan’s Northern island of Hokkaido is famous as a snowboard heaven for its fabulous dry powder snow but it is also home to …

Cocobello temporary showroom studio


Architect Haimerl, Peter | Structural Engineer a.k.a. Ingenieure The Cocobello is a temporary structure that can be used as a showroom, workplace, press cabin or …

Art Gallery Container – The Lab


The ARTery is a series of steel shipping containers transformed into a walkthrough community art exhibition space. Located on The LAB’s premises in Costa Mesa, …

Global Peace Container


Presentation Pictures on top show process of construction of a project realised in Jamaica by Global Peace Container (GPC) Global Peace Containers International has been …