15 Awesome recycled shipping containers

15 Awesome recycled shipping containers

International Export Packers use shipping containers every working day. Produced in their millions they are incredibly strong, robust, highly secure and affordable. The containers are designed to carry up to 30 tonnes of cargo whilst stacked up to 9 high on stormy, rolling seas. The integral strength, alongside the fact they are mass produced means they can be recycled and converted to a variety  of different uses and can provide solutions to space, storage, housing and other problems. Here are just 15 creative solutions of how to Re-use, Re-new and Re-cycle these incredibly versatile metal boxes. What would you do with a shipping container?  

Shipping container home with pallet wood interior. Awesome uses for shipping containers.

Shipping container home with pallet wood interior.

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/stories/crate-expectations-11-shipping-container-housing-ideas

DJ stand Awesome ideas for recycling shipping containers

DJ stand Awesome ideas for recycling shipping containers

http://retaildesignblog.net/tag/container/

Movie theatre, tea house or a pavilion.  Awesome ideas for recycling shipping containers

Movie theatre, tea house or a pavilion.

http://inhabitat.com/transformable-jike-idea-shipping-container-takes-designers-on-eco-friendly-tours-across-china/jike-idea-shipping-container-house/?extend=1

Swimming pool - Awesome ideas for recycling shipping containers

Swimming pool – Awesome ideas for recycling shipping containers

http://homeinabox.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/eco-pig-designs-devon-uk-bespoke.html

Public art - Awesome ways to recycle shipping containers

Public art

http://www.salvonews.com/story/cornish-shipping-container-art-project–x58424x9.html

 

Shops and retail units - Awesome uses for shipping containers

Shops and retail units

http://www.thesidewalkballet.com/2013_03_01_archive.html

Bioclimatic homes -Great ideas for re-using shipping containers

Bioclimatic homes -Great ideas for re-using shipping containers

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/stories/crate-expectations-11-shipping-container-housing-ideas

Hotels and Inns - Incredible ways to up-cycle shipping containers

Hotels and Inns – Incredible ways to up-cycle shipping containers

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/stories/crate-expectations-11-shipping-container-housing-ideas

Coffee shops and cafes - Recycle that shipping container

Coffee shops and cafes – Recycled shipping container inspired by the transportation of tea and coffee.starbucks_container_main_v2

 

http://tstf.co/blog/2012/01/22/starbucks-made-of-cargo-containers/

Bars and clubs- Upcycled shipping containers

Bars and clubs

http://inhabitat.com/the-coolest-bar-in-texas-is-built-with-seven-stacked-shipping-containers/

Schools - Re-purposed shipping containers

Schools – Repurposed shipping containers

http://karunanews.org/tag/poverty/

Schools - Re-purposed shipping containers.

Schools

http://www.skullastic.com/cool-schools/

Home / water reservoir. Re-used shipping containers

Home / water reservoir.

http://www.ecopresptc.com/fanciful-shipping-container-home-water-reservoir-tank-green-grass-view.html

Repurposed Shipping Container - Home Office

Repurposed Shipping Container – Home Office

http://inthralld.com/2012/02/shipping-container-home-office-guest-bedroom-in-san-francisco-california/

 

 

Studio/Hideaway - Recycled shipping container

Studio/Hideaway

http://www.ecopresptc.com/fish/fish-tank-container-images.html

 

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