When you can’t build out.. you build up! This fantastic shipping container home in Wellington has made perfect use of its surroundings and built vertically, using shipping containers, up a cliff face. Ross Continue Reading
Television show Grand Designs NZ showed us a few different ideas, none quite so ambitious as the shipping container house in Christchurch. Made entirely from shipping containers, and an Engineer/Construction Project Continue Reading
This beautifully modern container home has the perfect backdrop – our very own mountains. Made by Container Housing Solutions in Christchurch, it’s got a 45 sq m area in total and features lounge and Continue Reading
Home grown architects Cecile Bonnifait and William Giesen founded Atelierworkshop in 2001 here in our very own New Zealand, based on a combination of thought and language as a working process. One of their primary Continue Reading
Bought, designed and fabricated right in Tauranga, there are architecturally designed and styled shipping containers are popping up all over New Zealand. Cubular are to thank for this push forward in award winning Continue Reading
In our very own Dunedin, stars The Orokonui Ecosanctuary – protecting the surrounding habitat from any intrusions and sustaining the regions plants and animals. And – the visitors centre is built from Continue Reading
Great news from our own backyard! Northport in Marsden Point has officially become a container port, in a new direct shipping service involving Northport, Whangarei, Brisbane and Singapore; with the first Continue Reading
One of the greatest examples of unusual shipping container uses in New Zealand definitely brings to mind the ‘New Zealand on Screen’ exhibition. Did you see it? Back in 2011, this was an excellent collaboration Continue Reading
Downsizing has never been easier – just ask a retiree John Adams, who decided to sell his house and leave his job to live debt free in a 20ft shipping container on a block of land in South Auckland. After his wife Continue Reading
The appeal of a shipping container home has reached a pinnacle in the last few years, with many different builders, architects and average people researching and using them as building material. The concept itself Continue Reading
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