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  • Shipping Home

    Movie

    Sam Smartt and Chris Zaluski follow one North Carolina couple’s journey to realize their dream of affordable housing in the form of a house constructed from shipping containers.

  • Microtopia

    Movie

    Microtopia explores how architects, artists and ordinary problem-solvers are pushing the limits to find answers to their dreams of portability, flexibility and of creating independence from the grid. Microtopia deals with contemporary urgent ideas that are addressed, and solved, in very surprisin...

  • South Coast Shipping House

    Structurally built around 4 shipping containers this project was always about economy, efficiency and how to do as much as possible on a very limited budget. The client’s conviction from the outset was that good architecture does not need to be expensive, and this project attempts to prove the th...

  • Mansfield Container House

    Wanting to enjoy more time in Mount Buller without the hassle of travelling from Melbourne, Robbie Walker, a designer and builder, built a pair of off-grid shipping containers in Mansfield for his family to stay in. With many of the neighbouring farms having shipping containers, Robbie decided to...

  • Container House

    In Costa Rica, in the western suburbs of the capital San Jose, the residential neighbourhood of Escazú hides a surprising form of architecture: a large house of 340 square metres entirely made of old naval containers. A dream come true for professional photographer Sergio Pucci, who asked his arc...

  • House 28

    Architect Ben Edwards created a 44m2 boomerang-shaped house using 3 shipping containers connected by an external deck on steel stilts which sit on top of a hillside. Internally the spaces are lined with marine plywood, the minimalist design is all about framing the view through the trees towards...

  • Tiny
    Movie

    Tiny

    Movie

    What is home? And how do we find it? TINY follows one couple's attempt to build a Tiny House from scratch with no building experience, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into houses smaller than the average parking space. Through homes stripped down to their essentials, th...