Shipping Container Barn Project in Tennessee
Oct17

Shipping Container Barn Project in Tennessee

Every 3 months or so I head to a cave in Tennessee called Worley’s. A few years back I noticed an interesting shipping container project that was being built around Bluff City Tennessee. I’m sorry that I don’t have more details about the builder, or the purpose of this container structure but I’ll try to locate additional info and add it to the site. In the meantime, I thought a few photos would be enough to...

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Off-Grid Living in a Shipping Container Home
Sep30
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Dwell Magazine interviews Adam Kalkin about ISBU Container Home Designs
Dec13

Dwell Magazine interviews Adam Kalkin about ISBU Container Home Designs

This is an interesting interview with Adam Kalkin. Kalkin is considered by many to be the “father” of shipping container homes. In my eyes, he pushes the creativity in the design more than anyone else. His website has a full portfolio of his concepts and creations:...

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20 Ft ISBU Container home for hunting cabin or getaway
Nov19

20 Ft ISBU Container home for hunting cabin or getaway

*The front wall has been removed to show the detail This ISBU Home is built on a 20 foot long used shipping container frame. This particular rendition is modeled after a hunting cabin or a nice little getaway home in the woods. It features a spacious loft with pop-up skylight for star gazing and ventilation. Located below the bed is a workshop with a mini kitchenette and sink. In the center is a small living room with a pull out couch...

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Project BlackBox – Shipping Containers and Web Servers Unite
Oct06

Project BlackBox – Shipping Containers and Web Servers Unite

Sun Microsystems has created a truly Bomb-Proof server system. They’re taking 20ft ISBU shipping containers and turning them into semi-portable web servers. The first application in the public eye is at Sanford School where they’re using it to run part of their particle accelerator. The server container houses 242 servers and is connected to a 4 mega watt power supply. Maybe one day Big Boom Design websites will be housed...

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Self-Contained in Texas
Jul17

Self-Contained in Texas

Cinco Camp, Roger Black’s Texas retreat, is made of five shipping containers placed on his remote 3,000-acre ranch. More Photos > Full Article...

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Boom Box Shipping Container Home V2.0
Jul06

Boom Box Shipping Container Home V2.0

A four level shipping container home design for the Asheville area in Western North Carolina. This layout incorporates three 40 foot containers stacked one container deep. This design would be ideal for a short building lot with heavy tree cover. The top floor shows an airplane hanger scissor-style door. The third floor shows a semi-breeze way between rooms. The second floor makes use of the shipping container doors and has a...

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