Planned Ekocenters will feature solar panels and a water purification system, and be operated by a woman.
Organizations specializing in eco-friendly buildings and community space will revive vacant lots around the City, and possibly the world.
Shipping containers provide a sturdy, warm place for Indian researchers to hunker down for the night.
Dwellings fashioned out of used intermodal shipping containers continue to spread into new places. Should they?
Danish firm WorldFlexHome has created an energy-efficient, modular shipping container home that betrays none of the industrial boxiness seen in other container projects.
Canadian designers fell just short of Green Building Trend Nirvana with this modular office/tiny structure that reuses not only wooden pallets by shipping containers as well.
Boxman, a North Carolina firm that specializes in modifying shipping containers for the events industry, has launched a division focusing on the adaptive reuse of containers in permanent structures.
A visitor center made out of 78 shipping containers at a Shanghai organic farm is turning heads for its good looks as well as its green building chops.
A new multifamily development being planned for the Detroit area may change a few opinions on the spartan, post-industrial nature of containerized living spaces.
In celebration of Boxing Day, here are a few blue-collar examples of how reused shipping containers can add to the aesthetics of a site as well as to the environmental bottom line.