Sydneysiders who can’t afford traditional homes are self-building with shipping containers to cut down costs. We take a look at this emerging trend.
Container architecture seems to be evolving to sit quietly in the natural environment where it both blends in and celebrates the natural world.
Two shipping container homes in the historic town of Old Fort, North Carolina have won an award for their craftsmanship and innovation in construction.
A romantic holiday villa in Daylesford, Victoria has recently won the 2019 Stayz Holiday Home of the Year Award. We check out this unique container holiday home.
We take a look at how one Australian man supplements his income by growing oyster mushrooms in a shipping container and selling at a local market.
Even the spy agencies of the world can find a use for shipping containers! On display at the London Science Museum in the UK is an example of a forward operating base for the UK’s communications and cyber spies.
We look at why the Hermosa Airbnb container home in Marfa, Texas sits perfectly in its natural desert environment of cacti and tumbleweeds.
In August last year a shipping container eating and drinking hub called X-Cargo opened in Brisbane. The new site both goes head to head with the city’s Eat Street and supports the city in becoming a foodie’s paradise. X-Cargo Originally planned for opening in 2017 but delayed due to objections from local residents in Fortitude…
Based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, International Sustainable Developmental Studies Institute (ISDSI) practised what it preached when it built its new campus – it chose to recycle shipping containers and reuse all the off-cut metal. The school teaches American students about sustainability in the economy, so had to prove its point with the very classrooms in…
A community project in a depressed town in Tasmania is using repurposed shipping containers to help build the community out of poverty. One in four people in Break O’Day, Tasmania live below the poverty line. With this comes high rates of social exclusion, mental health problems and a lack of direction for the town’s kids….