Used to transport goods around the world shipping containers are often seen as ugly unwieldy metal boxes. However, London-based designer James Whitaker has quite a different view.
Titled The Joshua Tree Residence, construction of the home is due to start next year in California on a large 90 acre plot.
Made from joined shipping containers the 200 square metre house will include three en-suite bedrooms, kitchen and living room.
Upon completion The Joshua Tree Residence will offer its occupants beautiful stunning views across the contrasting landscape, along with unique window placement allowing for star filled night time viewing.
The residence will be solar powered from panels located on the garage roof.
For further information and image credits visit: http://www.whitakerstudio.co.uk
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