In the Primavera forest in Azpopan, Jalisco, Mexico is the Huiini House designed by indigenous architecture practice S+Diseno Architects. The 2-storey Huiini House makes use of 4 Nos 40ft shipping containers, in pairs stacked atop one another. This configuration creates a prominent cantilever which in turn creates a covered terrace on the ground floor as well as two fairly large terraces above. A fifth container serves a guest quarters for the property.
Here’s a description from the architects, who also offer the pro’s and con’s of working with containers and how they were able to make the best of them: