Architects are increasingly proposing new architectural uses for shipping containers, such as replacing slum housing with skyscrapers formed from the stacked metal boxes and forming staircases by balancing them at an angle. We've collected together the best shipping-container projects, both realised and proposed, from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board.
The culture, climate and resources of Tanzania's Kilimanjaro region informed the design of this refuge for victims of domestic violence, made up of various yellow buildings arranged around a courtyard (+ slideshow). More »
Bradley Van Der Straeten Architects has created a plywood and oak residence within a Stoke Newington coach house that was once the home of Anna Sewell, the author of the Black Beauty novel. More »
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