With a little bit of imagination (and a lot work), some talented architects have succeeded in designing dwellings made of shipping containers, ranging from off-the-grid guest homes to full time single family homes.
Shipping Container homes have their pros and cons: they are durable and eco-friendly, usually more cost-effective to build than conventional construction, and pre-fab modules can be easily transported by truck. But they also must be well insulated and sealed, as the steel conducts heat and can easily rust.
Here are 22 of the best modern shipping container houses built around the world to consider...
science proves that the presence of plants within our domestic and working environments are important to our overall health and well-being.
in particular is houseplants, those that are close to and alongside us throughout our daily routines, that we build a sympathetic relationship; morphing from decorative elements of the home to living and sentient roomates. it is through this interaction that we begin to observe and become aware of the micro-movements of flora and understand their needs, almost to the point of assigning them individual personalities.
Giuseppe Peppoloni is a freelance photographer from Spello, Perugia, Italy. Yes, these photos are colored enhanced. Giuseppe’s use of color in these photos really gives them a strong photografic artistic energy.
Making food photography is definitely an engaging process. But in many cases it turns to be a rather challenging task requiring a lot of creativity, finesse and concentration, since its main idea is to create really vivid, impressive and mouthwatering images that can make anyone zealous to try the food presented on them.
Lightroom actions are an awesome tool that can help to automate your workflow and to add creativity to your photo library. Using presets, we can apply a photo style to one or many images in our photo catalogs.
This beautiful lake in Lofoten, Norway is one of the most scenic locations on the planet. Lofoten is part of a branch of islands in northwest Norway. Max Rive is a self-described adventurer from Europe with a camera.
"For those readers interested in architecture or those interested in Russian Orthodox cultural heritage, the website by architect Richard Davies is a wonder. Davies stumbled across of set of postcards from 1911 that featured some old photos and drawings of wooden churches in Russia. Inspired by the postcards, Davies traveled to Russia in 2002 to see which churches had survived the century of repression and neglect. This website, subsequent book and exhibit documents his successive trips and the churches which remain. Through this work, he hopes to raise public awareness to attract funding for restoration, which the churches deserve."
California-based freelance artist and designer Sam Larson doesn’t need to take up a lot of space to make a big impression. Hailing from Wisconsin, Larson draws penny-sized illustrations inspired by the American West.