This is Redondo Beach House which received the 2007 AIA Honor Award for Design Excellence/Special Innovation. Eight shipping containers painted white, with windows, door openings & they make up different wings of a contemporary-style house that has a 20-foot-high living room.
Lot more construction pictures at: Demariadesign.
The Stankey brothers built their container cabin from 2 shipping containers over the period of 9 years at a total cost of $15,000. Located on their family property in northern Minnesota, one container is made into a sleeping unit while the other is made into a kitchen & storage room.
12 container house.
(Image credit: Purplecloud).
Freitag flagship store, Zurich, Switzerland, made from seventeen used freight containers. (Architects: Annette Spillmann & Harald Echsle.)
Container corridor for Dutch people who never step off their bike.
Container house by Ross Stevens: built against a hill in Wellington, New Zealand, designed & built by Ross Stevens. This one uses beautifully the spaces between the containers & the hill to overcome the space of standard container & expand its living space.
Lot more pictures at: Petra Alsbach's Flickr site.
Outside the container:
Inside the container.
Containers city - Cholula.
Paul & Sarah's shipping container house.
Another container city.
Upside Down Houses.
Houses With A Difference.
The Simpsons House In Reality.
Now Who Wouldn't Like These Houses.
Houses That Reminds Of The Town Of Bedrock.
May 6, 2008
Here is a cool collection ‘Creative Uses of Containers’ from around the world.