Shipping container architecture is nothing new. Despite relative ubiquity, however, few houses built out of the recycled material fall into the traditional model of a home. This building in France is a rare example. Employing 8 containers, the initial construction stages took just three days. Fitting the interior, though a bit more challenging, followed swiftly as well. Click the thumbs to poke around. It is pretty impressive. The architect is Patrick Partouche. [Ewandoo]