Home Sweet…Repurposed Shipping Container?

Mar 6, 2009 by

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As the ultimate statement in architectural repurposing, Adam Kalkin has transformed shipping containers into luxurious and irreverent adobes.  Unlike other architects who maintain the industrial, raw feel of the interior of shipping containers, Kalkin mixes them with Victornia archiecture and high end design — creating an eclectic mix that sings vintage industrial chic to me.  Could you imagine living in one of these repurposed shipping container homes (of course, never minding the fact that they could cost anywhere from $50,000 to $2 million)?  The “dream” home I’m always building in my head has new blueprints to consider now.  Via my husband via the tech blog Gizmodo he reads…

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Adam Kalkin repurposed shipping container house

Adam Kalkin repurposed shipping container house

Adam Kalkin repurposed shipping container house

Happy weekend to you!  May it be filled with daydreaming about repurposed, creative places to live!

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213 Comments

  1. Great idea, Remember a german firm back in the early 90’s used to send there team over with an old shipping container that was as good as my flat!!!

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    obviously from the responses. Youve got a design here thats not too flashy, but makes a statement as big as what youre saying.I know that everybody must say the same thing, but I just think that you put it in a way that everyone can understand. I also love the images you put in here

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  7. This is great! I used connexs and shipping containers for years working construction and always thought they were neat just as moveable garages and lounge spots, but this is just awesome to put them together to this scale and with such style!

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    Anne @ The City Sage
    March 9, 2009 at 4:18 pm
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    Not only is it amazing as a living space, but I’m just in awe of how HUGE it is. I had no idea these shipping containers were so MASSIVE!

  8. It’s amazing! I would move in instantly.

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    Anthony
    March 8, 2009 at 2:33 pm
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    This is great! I used connexs and shipping containers for years working construction and always thought they were neat just as moveable garages and lounge spots, but this is just awesome to put them together to this scale and with such style!

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