shipping containers

21
SEP
2015
Pedro-Barata

Pedro Barata’s upcycled shipping container periscope

An architect with offices in Brazil and Portugal has created a 12m high periscope out of a shipping container. Superiscópio by Pedro Barata took just over a month to design and assemble and is described by the architect as the world’s largest periscope. The device offers... Read More →
02
OCT
2014
Pichi & Avo

Shipping containers painted with Greek gods by Pichi & Avo

Earlier this year, Valencia based graffiti artists Pichi & Avo created a gargantuan work of art using a canvas of shipping containers covered in images of Greek gods. The imposing piece was originally created for the North West Walls Street Art Festival in Werchter, Belgium... Read More →
01
JAN
2013

House made from shipping containers and wooden pallets

Manifesto House is by Chilean architects Infiniski, a home made from premade materials that allow for quick, cost effective and sustainable construction.  It’s made from shipping containers and cladded with recycled wooden pallets which provide shade and ventilation.  It... Read More →
10
JUL
2012

Beach house made from repurposed shipping containers

Andrew Anderson has built a home out of re-purposed shipping containers in one of New York’s wealthiest areas, the Hamptons. The Beach Box is made of six modules from New York-based SG Blocks and the interior kitted out with the most cutting edge renewable materials... Read More →
20
AUG
2011

Shipshape

Containers of Hope is a project by architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe.  Clients Gabriela Calvo and Marco Peralta dreamed of living in a fantastic property outside of the city of San Jose where they could spend time with their horses and enjoy the natural landscape. He built a... Read More →