The humble shipping container continues to inspire those seeking a quick and affordable way to create simple modern dwellings. Modular, prefabricated and often described as 'sustainable' (well OK, maybe if you are recycling a container that would otherwise be at the end of its useful life), it is a particularly popular build solution for studios, temporary housing and summer homes. Here are 8 of the best.
2. The Cordell House in Texas by developers Katie Nichols and John Walker in partnership with architect, Christopher Robertson. More>>
3. Accommodation unit by Container City at Cove Park, an artist retreat centre on the west coast of Scotland. Sliding glass doors lead out onto a decked balcony that extends over a lake with beautiful views of Loch Long.
5. Container House in Spain by James Mau Arquitectura and Infiniski.
7. Summer residence in Sardinia. More>>
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