Category: Shipping Container Accommodation

‘Glamtainers’ Luxury Stays in Converted Containers

The growing trend toward shipping container accommodation. You’ll no doubt know that shipping containers are increasingly being used for purposes other than shipping and storage. They’re popping up everywhere and consistently gaining popularity due to their cost-effectiveness, convenience and practicality. In the past, container conversions were more commonly used in construction for private use. Recently, […]

Shipping Containers: Rated Five-Stars

Shipping Container Villa Nominated Among the Best By now, you’ll likely be aware of the immense conversion potential offered by the, once humble, shipping container. They’re being used across the globe as homes, offices, pools, schools, libraries, retail spaces and so much more. Let us draw your attention to one of the more impressive, luxury […]

Planning a Shipping Container Home

What You Need to Know About Planning a Shipping Container Home The current housing market – characterised notably by unaffordability and a lack of adequate (affordable) development – calls for an increase in cost-effective building and construction solutions. Recently, many individuals, builders and building designers have turned to shipping containers as one of these solutions. […]

The Inside Scoop on Shipping Container Homes

5 Shipping Container Home Conversions You Can Stay In Did someone say ‘the perfect getaway’? Yes! We did! The stunning and unique container homes on this epic list are open for business – quite literally. Immerse yourself in the unmatched experience offered by shipping container conversions, in some of Australia’s most breathtaking locations. Spend a […]

5 of Australia’s Most Stunning Container Homes

The Best Shipping Container Home Conversions It might be called a shipping container but the humble steel box of the 1950’s has become far more than just an efficient and intermodal transport option. In recent years, the rising cost of both purchasing and constructing homes (especially in Sydney and Melbourne) has pushed many potential homeowners […]

How to choose a container layout

Not sure on what kinds of containers you need to buy to modify into accomodation? Or what about how to layout these containers? While your best bet will be a draftsman or designer/architect to help you, you can always investigate the different layouts first to have an idea on what will suit you in the […]

Shipping Container Kitchenettes: A Complete Guide

If you need a shipping container for work, on a site or at home, chances are you may need a kitchenette included. A kitchenette can easily transform a container into a functional space – however the trick is compacting the kitchen itself to be functional without taking up too much area  inside. Not only will […]

Creating a Shipping Container Interior

We often talk about the many advantages of modifying a shipping container – for all the different aspects of residential and commercial use, however often the thought of the interior for actual use is only lightly touched on. Why is it important to modify the interior of your container to suit its use? Many work, […]

Which door is best? (For a shipping container)

While not entirely necessary for a storage container, adding an extra entry point into your container can benefit you whether you’re using your container for storage, or converting it into a site office. And while it seems simple – add in a door here please – there are a few different types of doors to […]

Shipping Container Accomodation Part 2 – Accessories

Last week, we started looking into shipping container accomodation, (see here) and why it’s becoming more and more commonplace to use a shipping container as the base for creating your own space. After you’ve answered the questions of; what purpose the accommodation will be used for, where location the accommodation will be and what your […]