Delivering a shipping container office by flatbed truck

Have you ever considered how difficult it might be to have your shipping container project delivered on site? It turns out that with a skilled driver & a little preplanning,…

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Flatiron Green Cafe, New York NY.

I’ve spotted loads of shipping container projects popping up all over Metro New York recently. There seems to be many commercial projects that cater to food like this one located…

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2016 Update. Lot’s of new original content coming soon.

It’s been a tumultuous year here at containerist.com headquarters, but never fear, new content is near! I must apologize for the lack of updates, but life has a way of throwing you a…

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Container home builder in Maine ordered to stop or face $10k fines.

Owner Chad Walton of SnapSpace Solutions in Maine has been repurposing old shipping containers into other useful structures since 2011. Recently the Assistant Attourney General Christopher L. Mann sent him…

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Stalled ambitious 21 container project in Brooklyn NY is active again.

Although North Carolina might be the friendliest place for shipping container homes right now, Brooklyn has the most awesome projects. Keeping up with the interesting architecture in beyond trendy Williamsburg…

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Rough-Trade NYC, 20 Foot Containers pimped out! [VIDEO][PIX]

I heard that the new Rough-Trade record shop in Brooklyn had 20 foot containers that were re purposed for a variety of uses, so I snapped a few shots and…

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Tiny House Tour: The Pinafore [HD VID] 16 mins!

Another inspiring tiny house video! “The Pinafore” really resonates with me. These windows are so awesome, it really makes all the difference. If any of you know where to get…

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Size DOES matter! Is smaller better? That’s NOT what she said!

I often wonder where city people are going to go in the future when every single thing has been converted into a luxury hi-rise condo with amenities or a low…

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Awesome 20 ft tiny cargo cabin- [HD VID]

While searching youtube I found this on a channel called Living big in a tiny house. I want one of these so bad. This seems like the perfect little cabin…

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Tim Steele designed this cool little Shipping Container cabin in NY. [HD VIDEO]

I really like this for multiple reasons. First, it is located in my home State of NY, a place where I will be attempting to build out my first shipping…

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