shipping containers

Design workshop: Modular mountain magic

A house designed around a series of modular units seems like a great solution for …

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Shipshape retreat

Working with a modest budget, architect Matt Elkan transforms four salvaged shipping containers into a stylish, low-maintenance getaway on the NSW south coast. Open for Sustainable House Day 2017.

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Recycled container cabin

Rather than being insulated from the climate, a simple weekender has been built from salvaged materials to operate more like a ship, riding the breezes on its Sunshine Coast ridge.

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Many greywater systems are low-cost, easy to use and can feed your garden with a regular supply of water.