Over the last few years, shipping containers have gone from metal boxes used to ship and store things, to homes and other structures. Although the thought of living in a shipping container may sound a bit bizarre, these containers have actually proven to be a pretty practical alternative to traditional building materials. Not only can buildings made from shipping containers be constructed much more quickly, but they are also less expensive. On top of those things, shipping containers are also diverse, and can surprisingly be transformed into some very interesting designs that range in shape, size, and style.
The success of shipping containers in the residential space has now caused corporations to give them a shot. These days, with many companies trying to cut costs, and compete with a job market that has begun a shift toward telecommuting, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many organizations don’t want to invest large amounts of money into physical spaces. With that being said, there are office buildings all over the world that have been constructed from shipping containers.
Although these buildings certainly don’t look like the offices must of us are used to, Despite having a unique design, many of these spaces still manage to be good-looking, and most importantly, they’re also practical. Who knows, maybe in a few years we’ll all be working out of shipping containers. After all, stranger things have most definitely happened.
Here are 20 office buildings made from shipping containers.
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