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Benefits of Shipping container architecture

Shipping containers are becoming a big thing for green building materials. They are plentiful, easy to work with fit together easily, and come in different sizes. Many people however are still unfamiliar with this type of construction.   Shipping Container Architecture is becoming very prevalent all over the world. Instead of using natural resources to […]

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Finding Freight containers/housing Companies

When building homes from corrugated steel shipping boxes, finding freight container manufacturers may seem like a daunting challenge but in reality many options exist. Before coming to any kind of final decision, here are some things to consider. Will the building be a dwelling that people will live in, or something with a specific function […]

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Green building blocks for grown-ups

Building with freight containers – A common phrase overheard by children using building blocks to create toy structures is, “I wish I could have a house like this for real!” Shipping container construction allows grown-up architects, contractors, and construction workers do just that – create full-sized buildings with a type of green building blocks. The rectangular shape […]

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Prices for Shipping Container Homes

When creating a budget for a container home, the first question that begs asking is this – what is the cost of used shipping containers? The answer largely depends on the source that lists the cargo boxes for sale. New ones cost upwards of a couple of thousand dollars or more, but previously used freight […]

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