Design Interior Design Shipping Container House by Ross Stevens By Lloyd Alter Design Editor University of Toronto Lloyd Alter is Design Editor for Treehugger and teaches Sustainable Design at Ryerson University in Toronto. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Lloyd Alter Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Design Tiny Homes Architecture Interior Design Green Design Urban Design all photographs used with permission of Petra Alsbach-Stevens It is a wall of containers, built against a hill in Wellington, New Zealand, designed and built by Ross Stevens. It uses the spaces between the containers and the hill to expand its living space beyond that limiting interior dimensions of a standard ISO box. They are not conventional steel containers; with their smooth skins, they may have been "reefers" or refrigerated containers, although there are a number of smooth-skinned types out there. no, a reefer would have an insulated floor. clipped-on exterior deck using the space between the cliff and the house Stairway Love the table made from a door. Inside it is very spacious! except in the bedroom, where one really sees the limitations of shipping containers. via Jetson Green.