Who says you need blocks to build a house? You will be surprised to know that these beautiful homes and shops are actually redesigned from shipping containers. Yes, you heard right! Shipping containers were reused and turned into beautiful places of residence and places of business.
Shipping containers or freight containers are reusable transport and storage units for moving products and raw materials between locations or countries. Today, there are more than 17 million shipping containers in service all over the world.
Several millions of these containers are being discarded by shipping companies due to the cost associated with sending them back to their port of origin, but some smart people have found ingenious ways of putting such discarded containers to use.
All around the world, shipping containers are being used to design beautiful homes where people can comfortably live as captured in the pictures below: