The Savannah Project by Price Street Projects in Savannah, Georgia, USA. As a port city, Savannah has an abundance of obsolete shipping containers. Artist Julio Garcia repurposed two of these containers to create his residence and studio in Savannah.
Sunset Idea House: Hybrid Architecture’s Yellow Shipping Container Home Shows Off Small Space Living Sunset Idea House-Hybrid Architecture – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
The builders of this Japanese home supposedly pulled its materials from a landfill: reclaimed lumber, automotive windows, and even parts from an old bus. It's now open as a tourist attraction in Furano.
Urban Farms built in used shipping containers represents a viable option for commercial scale farming in urban areas and cities. The urban shipping container farm is a relatively new and unique idea, and it remains to be seen if the trend catches on.