Affordable, decent housing is needed in city centres like New York, Sydney, London and Los Angeles. A solution may well be found in shipping container apartment complexes.
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In Georgia, U.S. students from a technical college have set to work building a two bedroom shipping container home for homeless veterans in their hometown of Brunswick.
Arizona State University has developed a shipping container medical centre that provides clean water and sterile medical facilities to a South Sundanese refugee camp in Uganda.
Two brothers, their father and a mate put together a shipping container house overlooking the Surf Coast at Kennet River in Victoria. The house is now on the market for a cool $1.1 million.
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A luxury home in Davie, South Florida is being built of shipping containers and the architect-owner believes it should only cost US$250,000 to build.
World famous Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has built many Starbucks around Asia. His latest offering is in Taiwan, comprising 29 x 40ft shipping containers over two floors.
A shipping container mall, firmly rooted in the new Millennium, is being warmly welcomed in Norwich, a UK city that has 1000+ years of history.
Land prices are hitting $1,000 a square metre in Sydney and house prices are just getting obscene, so Sydneysiders are increasingly turning to container homes as a solution to the problem of getting somewhere decent to live. Land prices Business Insider Australia reported last year, “the median vacant residential lot price surged by 6.5% in…
Regan Foster was off work due to injury as a firefighter in Denver, Colorado when he hit on an idea: why not build himself a large new house out of shipping containers? The results were so good he quit his day job and became a building General Contractor. Regan Foster container residence The home isn’t…
A new shipping container home has been built for a family looking for a suburban escape in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka. Dhaka floods Dhaka, like much of the country, is on the lowlands and is frequently hit by floods, even at the early stages of Climate Change. This has created a substrate on which…
The South African city of Johannesburg has the world’s biggest inland port where container based traffic travels across Africa and onward to the rest of the world. Why not then celebrate this with a seven storey working / living complex made of up-cycled shipping containers? Drivelines Studios Designed and engineered by US Naples based LOT-EK…