The 'cargotecture' movement: 8 amazing examples Architect Paul Rudolph once called the mobile home the 20th-century brick; the shipping container may well be taking its place in the 21st. Like heavy Legos, shipping containers made of steel or aluminum can be used as an inexpensive, and stronger than average, building block. Resistant to such forces as hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes, containers are naturally suited to such humanitarian projects etc.

The 'cargotecture' movement: 8 amazing examples Architect Paul Rudolph once called the mobile home the 20th-century brick; the shipping container may well be taking its place in the 21st. Like heavy Legos, shipping containers made of steel or aluminum can be used as an inexpensive, and stronger than average, building block. Resistant to such forces as hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes, containers are naturally suited to such humanitarian projects etc.

Just because a house is pre-fabricated doesnt mean its always easy to move. But Connect Homes innovation is to make them fit in shipping containers...

Just because a house is pre-fabricated doesnt mean its always easy to move. But Connect Homes innovation is to make them fit in shipping containers...

Set within a dense pine tree forest just meters away from unspoiled Uruguayan beaches is Container Design Loft, a luxurious bright red hotel made from piled up shipping containers.

Set within a dense pine tree forest just meters away from unspoiled Uruguayan beaches is Container Design Loft, a luxurious bright red hotel made from piled up shipping containers.

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