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Shipping Container Architecture

Catch the latest updates from the world of shipping container architecture and see how designers and architects from around the world are transforming portable storage units into beautiful sustainable structures.

Shipping container homes are not just a hot trend getting a lot of limelight and front page coverage on big publications but a desperate need to combat the housing crisis.

The shipping containers can be a logical and economic answer to the world housing crisis. The issue is as serious as water and food scarcity. According to a report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, the American housing crisis is a ticking time bomb which can go off any time. Why? Because:

1. Thing like low-cost housing doesn’t exist in the market

2. America isn’t building enough homes

3. US cities are not at all affordable

4. Racial disparities are getting worse

5. Policies at every level are making it worse