​7 container homes from South Africa

Request free quote

Invalid number. Please check the country code, prefix and phone number
By clicking 'Send' I confirm I have read the Privacy Policy & agree that my foregoing information will be processed to answer my request.
Note: You can revoke your consent by emailing privacy@homify.com with effect for the future.

​7 container homes from South Africa

Johannes van Graan Johannes van Graan
Industrial style garden by Edge Design Studio Architects Industrial
Loading admin actions …

Like all things in life, architecture continues to evolve. And even though there’s something to be said for traditional building methods, one can’t deny the trends of home-building, especially not when they’re as unique as taking old, used shipping containers and turning them into brand-new houses!

South Africa, fortunately, doesn’t hold back in terms of building container homes. Even though this method of housing hasn’t taken off the way it has overseas, more and more locals are realising the potential of what can be achieved with an old shipping container (or two, or three… ).

Feel free to scroll through this list and see what some of our South African talents have achieved…


Container Garden space Industrial style houses by Acton Gardens Industrial Metal
Acton Gardens

Container Garden space

Acton Gardens


Iconic house view Modern home by A4AC Architects Modern Aluminium/Zinc
A4AC Architects

Iconic house view

A4AC Architects




From one building method to another, let’s see A modern prefab house… to move into today!

Modern home by Casas inHAUS Modern

Need help with your home project?
Get in touch!

Discover home inspiration!