- 1 The 5 best shipping container houses of 2020
- 1.1 Denver Shipping Container Home
- 1.2 A shipping container house in the desert
- 1.3 A light-filled shipping container house that cost just $36K to build
- 1.4 Devil’s Corner
- 1.5 An airy shipping container house rich in glass and greenery
- 1.6 A shipping container house with a green roof
- 1.7 How to build a shipping container home the complete guide
The 5 best shipping container houses of 2020
Denver Shipping Container Home
Spanning 3,000 square feet, this shipping container home in Denver, Colorado, has an industrial aesthetic with rustic elements. Inside, a massive double-height great room is the core of the space.
A shipping container house in the desert
A light-filled shipping container house that cost just $36K to build
Targeting people who want a backyard unit to use for rental income or anyone looking to use a shipping container as a guesthouse or primary residence, Las Vegas-based Alternative Living Spaces builds luxury shipping containers that maximize on space. Each home starts at $36,000, includes the shipping container, and can be completely customizable. Most units feature a bathroom with shower, a kitchen, some sort of work and dining space, and a living room that converts into a sleeping area. Read more, over here.
Architecture firm Culumus designed the facilities for Devil’s Corner, a winery in Tasmania, Australia, from repurposed shipping containers. Beyond a tasting room, there’s a lookout tower where visitors can take in the surrounding scenery.
An airy shipping container house rich in glass and greenery
Bandladesh architecture firm River & Rain designed this shipping container house—dubbed Escape Den—as a sophisticated reimagining of the medium. The house is built from four shipping containers arranged at various angles on a steel frame. Each of the containers sits on its own level, creating a series of plant-strewn terraces and stairs that lead from one volume to the next.
A shipping container house with a green roof
This project from Melbourne-based Studio Edwards has perched connected shipping containers on a hillside on the Surf Coast in Wye River, Victoria. Dubbed House 28, the weekend retreat in southeastern Australia was designed with sustainability in mind, incorporating three 20-foot shipping containers sourced from nearby Port Melbourne and set on steel silts anchored in concrete piles.
How to build a shipping container home the complete guide