Buzz·Posted on Oct 15, 201323 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping ContainersBecause shipping containers are like Legos for adults.by Kristin ChiricoBuzzFeed StaffLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail This is a shipping container. It's used to transport large amounts of goods on boats and on trains. By itself, it's pretty boring. Via renaissanceronin.wordpress.com But with a little imagination, the shipping container becomes a cheap, reliable building block that can be used to build chic little getaway homes and castles of majesty alike! 1. Like this adorable guest house: Via homedit.com Look at those wood floors. Just look at them. Via homedit.com There's even a garden on top! Via homedit.com 2. This bright and modern Redondo Beach home... Via interiorholic.com ...which is even bigger than you think. Via money.cnn.com And if it's a lovely evening, you can lift up the wall and bring the evening to you. Via money.cnn.com 3. This amazing New Zealand beach house is like the perfect sun porch during the day... Via onekindesign.com ...and the coziest little party house at night. Via onekindesign.com It even has a fireplace! Via onekindesign.com 4. This shipping container has literally been turned into a treehouse. Via containerhome.info 5. This is the woodland cottage of your dreams. Via shippingcontainerhousedesign.com 6. This shipping container house actually has another house built INSIDE it! Via homedit.com See? Via homedit.com 7. This hobbity home is able to blend into its environment. Via interiorholic.com 8. This painted fancy pad by Brazillian Architect Marcio Kogan doesn't try to hide the containers. Via homedit.com Instead, it lets them be the fun little Legos that they are. Via homedit.com 9. The Ecopod can be on or off the grid, and is entirely made from recycled materials. Via thedailygreen.com Even the floor is made from recycled car tires! 10. The Kalkin House in Vermont knows how to make an entrance. Via Flickr: rt48state This house doesn't even make you decide whether you want to be outdoors or in. Via swipelife.com 11. This adorable snow fort in Quebec took seven shipping containers to make. Via ottawacitizen.com 12. This delightful cabin was the first shipping container home in Colorado. Via archdaily.com 13. Would you even guess that the Beach Box, a beach house in the Hamptons, was made from shipping containers? Via beachboxit.com It makes for instant detailed ceilings! Via beachboxit.com 14. This bright and light little prefab home is like a Barbie Dream House come to life. Via treehugger.com 15. The Manifesto House in Chile was built for only $118,000. Via mnn.com That staircase looks almost like it's floating. Via archdaily.com 16. This two-story American Dream embraces its shipping container roots, as well. Via tstf.co 17. The Boxcar Child in you wants to live here so badly. Via inhabitat.com 18. This Mojave Desert home almost makes you want to live in the Mojave Desert. Via homedsgn.com 19. This contemporary home was built from only five containers, and while it may seem dark... Via homedit.com ...inside it's all roominess and textures and WINDOWS! Via homedit.com 20. This in-your-face Chilean hillside house turns up the drama. Via containerhome.info 21. This little cabin is practically a playhouse for adults. Via bhousedesain.com 22. This Sri Lankan holiday cabin was built on an army base, and was made from a shipping container and other reclaimed materials, including old weapons boxes and timber from old bunkers. Via containerhome.info 23. This San Jose home has a slanted roof on top to let hot air out and sunlight in. Via treehugger.com It cost only $40,000 to build. Via treehugger.com But it has million dollar views. Via treehugger.com Need more awesome buzz in your life? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Today newsletter and we'll send you our hottest posts every morning!