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By using shipping containers you can own a cottage in an affordable way. After the foundation is made and placing the containers on the foundation, there is a ready-made shelter to move into, all it needs is to make them livable.

320 Sq.Ft. Shipping Container Cottage

Those 20 foot containers could be converted into an cottage and assembled in the driveway or backyard of your home and later transported to it's final destination.

how to build a tiny home out of shipping containers...keep in my a shelter here - I love to find examples of bug out shelters that use shipping containers - or homes fortified and built exclusively with shipping containers - I want to know where to buy one!  I need more research time!

How to Build - Tin Can Cabin

How to Build a Shipping Container Cabin I have tried to summarize my construction posts here to make it easier for someone to get an overview of what was done. I consider this a living document and will try to make additions and changes as my cabin progresses. Disclaimer: I am not a professional builder, …

Sea, Shipping Container Cabin, Shelter, Home: Welding containers together.

shipping containers as underground storm shelters, hideout, food storage, etc. ( Actually, don't count on it as being a secret place ...  satellites got you covered all the time.) Would make a nice storm shelter, though.

Shipping Container As An Underground Shelter

Final attempt to record building of an underground shelter using a 20 ft. shipping container. For those wondering why I didn't simply pile dirt over it witho...

Shipping Container Homes for Sale that is made from Canada. This is a kind of affordable green housing shelter motorhome using the Shipping Container Mobile Home Park Model RV Trailer structure in Canada. Kottage RVs park model rv trailers are made with a solid steel structure that offers incredible strength -- especially when compared to a typical park model's wood and aluminum construction.

Kitchen Remodeling Tips and Facts

Shipping container architecture is one of the biggest (relatively) new things in building these days. With the low cost, environmentally friendliness, and availability of the materials, it’s no wonder that more and more architects are getting turned on to the possibilities of shipping containers.

20 Shipping Container Cities, Apartments & Emergency Shelters

Not all steel shipping container architecture is about building a dream home. These clever designs use cargo containers for community and emergency housing.

The boxes provide space and strength to the house which is encased in a steel frame. All parts can be transported to site in the containers and erected on site in a matter of hours, say its creators. A three-storey prototype will be completed by spring 2013. One and two storey versions of the house are also planned for use as emergency shelters and affordable housing.

New container home design thinks outside the box

Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.

Any shelter this small REQUIRES a sunshade over it to prevent it from becoming an oven.

What's Wrong With Shipping Container Housing? One Architect Says "Everything."

Perhaps a bit of an overstatement, but Mark Hogan makes some good points.

Shipping container architecture is one of the biggest (relatively) new things in building these days. With the low cost, environmentally friendliness, and availability of the materials, it’s no wonder that more and more architects are getting turned on to the possibilities of shipping containers.

20 Shipping Container Cities, Apartments & Emergency Shelters

Not all steel shipping container architecture is about building a dream home. These clever designs use cargo containers for community and emergency housing.

Shipping containers make for great shelters for the extreme do-it-yourself  type

Shipping containers make for great shelters for the extreme do-it-yourself type

urban mini tower

Urban Mini Tower by HyBrid Architecture

Seattle architectural firm HyBrid Architecture developed this plan for a client who owned a small, underutilized piece of urban property. Their design includes a double-height ground floor to be us…

Temporary, modular housing designed for The Salvation Army in Holland!

Tempohousing Salvation Army Modular Housing, Amsterdam

Dutch company Tempohousing is best known for their shipping container student dorms, but they also designed this brilliant building for the Dutch branch of the Salvation Army. A facility was needed…

Inside a Tornado Shelter by Jon Person Having a business that needs the use of shipping containers but not lucky enough to have an ample amount of money, then good thing there is an answer to that problem

Inside a Tornado Shelter by Jon Person Having a business that needs the use of shipping containers but not lucky enough to have an ample amount of money, then good thing there is an answer to that problem