6 incredible shipping container homes

These aren't your typical mobile homes. They're swanky, beautifully designed and, well, made out of recycled shipping containers.

DeMaria Design, Redondo Beach House
DeMaria Design, Redondo Beach House
(Photo: Andre Movsesyan / DeMaria Design )

This award-winning beachfront residence is built from recycled steel shipping containers. The containers are mold proof, fire proof, termite proof and stronger than traditional wood framing -- making this house virtually indestructible, according to its designers.

By Sierra Jiminez - Last updated November 11 2011: 11:28 AM ET
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