Learn

Excited about shipping container homes and buildings, but still have a lot of questions about how to turn a dream into reality? Our Learn section is full of informative articles that explain everything from idea to execution.

We're here to help you learn more about shipping container buildings across the three phases of your project.

Plan & Budget

Every project starts out as just a simple idea. It takes thoughtful planning, good organization, and (of course) money to move a project out of the idea stage and into something tangible. The tools, techniques, and recommendations we present here may not be the most exciting parts of a shipping container build, but they are some of the most important ones.

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Design & Build

This section is really the 'meat and potatoes' of your knowledge-building. When most people think of the challenges and opportunities that go along with using shipping containers for construction, they're thinking about the issues we'll cover in this section. Coming up with designs and understanding the compromises between them is a start. Then, figuring out how to navigate the choices that present themselves during the actual construction is a whole new set of challenges. Luckily, we're here to help!

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Furnish & Equip

Even a fully built container house can temporarily lack a few details that prevent you from truly calling it a home. From hardware, fixtures, and appliances to interior design, organizational tips, and even landscaping, there are many items that go beyond simply getting a structure built.

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