Cozy Guesthouse from Shipping Container by Poteet Architects

We’ve seen lots of shelter designs involving shippings containers these past months. Add this one in your long list of inspirations. Prodded by curiosity, Jim Poteet of  Poteet Architects created a guesthouse from a shipping container for his artist client. His goal was to try out something different as a means to more affordable studios for artists. In addition to making it a comfortable space, it is energy efficient as well. […]


Container Classroom

Limited means and budget did not stop the Safmarine Container project in South Africa from successfully building a good space for teaching. The Vissershok Container Classroom, sponsored by three SA companies- Woolworths, Safmarine and AfriSam, is a 12m recycled container converted into an independent classroom for 25 Grade R (age 5-6) pupils. Located in the picturesque Durbanville wine valley, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school where most pupils are children of farm […]