Shipping containers are flood- and fire-proof, making them a great home-building material.Shipping containers are typically only used for 10 to 15 years, but they can last much longer.
Sending empty containers back to their origin is expensive, so often the containers sit unused in ports.
Builders today offer prefab container homes; there are also plans and kits that allow you to customize a container house.
The lack of affordable housing options in many areas has lead more people searching for alternative options. As far as those options go, shipping containers make a lot of sense.
Made from a 20ft Shipping Container, this tiny home is packed with brilliant design features.
Special pods have been attached to the sides of the container to increase the available living space.