You have decided to join the shipping container revolution. Your plans are drawn up, your site is prepared, and your welding torch is ready to transform a discarded steel box into the durable, stylish, and sustainable home of your dreams. Now what? To help you get started, we asked architects, DIY home builders, and shipping container experts from around the world for their inside tips on bringing home the best possible container for your building needs.
There are millions of empty shipping containers sitting unused in ports around the world, and many innovative home builders have found ways to recycle them into beautiful living spaces. Kansas City designer Debbie Glassberg is no exception. She created this gorgeous home in residential Kansas City out of shipping containers.