21 Amazing Shipping Container Homes

Have you ever seen a shipping container home and thought to yourself, “I could never live in something like that?” Well, think again! These container homes are not only stylish and modern, but with today’s skyrocketing home real estate prices, they’re also extremely affordable to build and employ all the latest sustainable technologies.

In other words, they’re a great option for people who want a sustainable, affordable home. So, if you’re looking to build a new home or simply want to rent a shipping container home on Airbnb, be sure to check out these 21 amazing shipping container homes. You may just find your perfect fit!

1) Beautiful Container Homes in Austin, Texas

Beautiful Container Home in Austin, Texas.
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Homeowner Keith Lasseigne’s container home is a beautiful mix of industrial steel and dark, natural wood. It features a striking kitchen, an awesome outdoor deck, and an epic observation deck to soak in the sights.

2) Bunny Lane Home in Bernardsville, New Jersey

Bunny Lane Home in Bernardsville, New Jersey.

If you’re looking for creative container homes, it doesn’t get more incredible than this. The Bunny Lane home designed by Architect Adam Kalkin of Industrial Zombie. It’s actually a traditional home within a container home and the effect is mind-blowing. You have to see it to believe it, incredible!

3) Container House in San Diego, California

Container House in San Diego, California.

This 800-square-foot dream home constructed from 3 shipping containers could be one of the best examples of a small container home done right. Designed by obrARCHITECTURE, the house features large windows for scenic views of the mountains and lake and is eco-friendly with solar power and tankless water heaters.

4) Devil’s Corner Winery in Apslawn, Australia

Devil's Corner Winery in Apslawn, Australia.

Culumus, an Australian architecture firm based in Hobart designed the Devil’s Corner tasting room and lookout tower. The winery consists of repurposed shipping containers transformed into beautiful spaces to enjoy wine with friends while overlooking the scenery that surrounds this epic winery! Join them for a tasting.

5) Dock Inn in Warnemünde, Germany

Dock Inn in Warnemünde, Germany.

The shipping container hostel in Warnemünde, Germany is a great place to stay if you’re looking for affordable accommodation with lots of character. The Dock Inn features 64 guest rooms that have been carved out from upcycled shipping containers. The result is simply jaw-dropping. Book one today!

6) Casa Incubo in San José, Costa Rica

Casa Incubo in San José, Costa Rica.

Using a total of eight 40-foot shipping containers, this gorgeous Costa Rica home is designed by Maria José Trejos. The central area of this home is made up of two rows of containers that surround a giant cedar tree. This allows every room to have a view not only of the inner cedar tree but also scenic views of the greenery surrounding the home.

7) Big Blue Container Home in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Big Blue Container Home in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

While not its official name, I’m calling this gigantic container home “Big Blue.” Why? Because of its construction comprised of 8 big blue shipping containers. This stunning three-story home with a concrete base features everything a homeowner could want including an enormous 2 1/2 car garage!

8) 12 Container House in Blue Hill, Maine

12 Container House in Blue Hill, Maine.

If you thought a container home constructed from 8 shipping containers was impressive, how do 12 containers tickle your fancy? Another innovative home designed by the team at Industrial Zombie, it features design elements you could only find in a home designed by Adam Kalkin and his amazing design team.

9) Duplex Container Homes

Duplex Container Homes.

What’s better than one container home? Two container homes, of course! What sets this home apart from other homes though is that it’s a hybrid. Designed by the team at Sige & Honey, this home is meant to look like it was built with shipping containers but it has another trick up its sleeve… real shipping containers are used for the detached office space next to the home!

10) Honomobo Container Home on Webber Island

Honomobo Container Home on Webber Island.

Honomobo’s Webber Island Home is an eco-friendly, container house that features a gorgeous kitchen, living room, and bedroom with scenic views of Georgian Bay.

11) Infinski Manifesto House in Curacaví, Chile

Infinski Manifesto House in Curacaví, Chile.

James & Mau, the architecture firm behind the Manifesto House in Curacaví, Chile created an innovative shipping container home that is clad with recycled slatted wood pallets. They operate similarly to window blinds and can be opened up during warmer months for added ventilation or closed off entirely when it’s cold outside so warmth doesn’t escape! Eco-friendly and ingenious, I love it!

12) Joshua Tree Container Homes in South Austin, Texas

Joshua Tree Container Home in South Austin, Texas.

Designed by Kim Lewis Designs, this beautiful home welcomes you with rainbow stairs and plenty of character and charm. The modern exterior painted with muted colors and a brick foundation makes it stand out container home with a minimalist design.

13) Unique Jupiter, Florida Vacation Home

Unique Jupiter, Florida Vacation Home.

Constructed from 3 shipping containers, this unique vacation rental is located on over 3 acres in Jupiter with two bedrooms that can accommodate 8 people each! This shipping container house provides guests with all the comforts and amenities they could hope for and it’s available on GlampingHub!

14) NYC 1st Shipping Container Homes

NYC 1st Shipping Container Home.

Located in trendy Williamsburg, this New York City apartment is built entirely from shipping containers. Guests have access not only to their own bathroom and kitchenette but also to an array of colorful artwork as well as tons of books for book lovers. Rent it on Airbnb!

15) Quadrum Ski & Yoga Resort in Gudauri, Georgia

Quadrum Ski & Yoga Resort in Gudauri, Georgia.

One of the most unique hotels in all of Georgia! The Quadrum Ski and Yoga Resort is a marvel of architecture. This cool ski resort was designed to be modern, with its stacks of shipping containers clad in wood paneling creating an attractive look for guests. Book a room today!

16) PV14 in Dallas, Texas

PV14 in Dallas, Texas.

PV14 is one of the first container homes designed by residential design firm M Gooden Design. It is also a fascinating example of modern architecture. Constructed in Dallas, Texas, this home uses a total of 14 shipping containers and takes advantage of outstanding views provided by its design and elevated location across from White Rock Park.

17) Seven Havens Luxury Residence in Lombok, Indonesia

Seven Havens Luxury Residence in Lombok, Indonesia.

The views from the Seven Havens luxury hotel in Lombok, Indonesia are some of the best on the island making it a perfect spot for relaxation. With a sunset that will leave you speechless and an oceanic backdrop that is simply stunning – what more could one want? Book a room today!

18) Unique Shipping Container Homes in Denver

Unique Shipping Container Home in Denver.

With over 3,000 square feet of living space and tons of windows to let the sunshine in, this place is lit, literally! The best part of all is that you can rent it on Airbnb!

19) Tiny Shipping Container Home in Livingston, Montana

Tiny Shipping Container Home in Livingston, Montana.
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This gorgeous one-bedroom home in Livingston, Montana was built by architect and artist Ty Kelly. It uses two shipping containers and is a perfect example of the tiny home movement. The design is simple but elegant and perfect for the rugged outdoorsy lifestyle that surrounds it!

20) Container Homes in Union Pier, Michigan

Container Homes in Union Pier, Michigan.

A modern home in the woods, this hybrid container home designed by Fredman Design Group is a masterclass on blending industrial design with natural elements. Using a total of 11 shipping containers, the home features a main home with 3 bedrooms and a guest house with 2 bedrooms.

21) Empty Nester Container Homes


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