How to Insulate a Shipping Container Home
Insulating any house is a necessary component to any living environment, however, when applying to a steel, cargo-container home, things may get a little tricky. Consider the different possibilities for insulating your shipping container...
The Creative Green Design Of A Shipping Container Home
As expected, we are more and more concerned about the environment so green houses have started to become very popular. Architects and designers have come up with numerous creative ideas for homes made of sustainable materials. One such example is the WGH House. It’s made of shipping containers and it’s a very beautiful pre-fab single...
A Green Family Home Made from Recycled Shipping Containers
This unique, green family residence was constructed in Flagstaff, Arizona in March 2011. The home measures 2,000-square-feet and features 2 loft bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 office rooms, and a storage room, and a green house/solarium. The residence was made from six recycled shipping containers. Apart from
designboom 2012 top ten: container buildings
2012's top ten most viewed structures that use the standard shipping container in new and innovative ways to make an impact in the architectural field.
Home sweet shipping container
[slideshow]I believe we’ve tried it all out here—as far as living quarters. Tent cabin. Check. Airstream trailer. Check. Tree house. Check. Retired shipping container (with half a million nautical miles clocked). Check.At last year’s Sunset Celebration Weekend thousands of visitors toured this shipping-container-turned-home, which arrived at our headquarters via flatbed truck. (That’s our office building …
Meet this Couple Living in a 204 Square Foot Tiny House
I've been following Shane and Carrie's process for a little while now after finding out about their blog, Clothesline Tiny Homes. I was excited to find out that they were featured on ABC 12 in a
shigeru ban: onagawa temporary container housing + community center
navigating the uneven terrain of the miyagi prefecture, structural frameworks hold three storeys of stacked shipping container units for temporary living. a central community center, market and atelier create warm areas for communal gathering.
wherein we chronicle the progress of designSTUDIO's various design/build projects using shipping containers, SIPs, sustainable design, green building, and alternative materials and construction techniques.
The holidays had us designing and fabricating two wall-hung loft beds for two lucky little boys who had outgrown their kiddo beds. The big boy beds are crafted from solid pecan for the frame, platform, and ladder, and then bolted...