I’ve been in one when it was -10F outside and my one Chico unit did it’s job and kept me warm inside. They aren’t bad to live in if you are used to living in small spaces, we only have 20′ containers here, and they do good from keeping out sand, water, bugs (if everything is sealed up properly) and pelo other cover is on top of the container itself.
The bottom layer shipping container contains a bathroom and a bedroom. Not entirely unique considering we have seen an entire house on wheels but they added elements that definitely put forth a wow factor, including a bathroom with a shower that has pelo doors around it, giving their guests freedom to walk around and not feel cramped while showering. Another wow factor is the drop down bed that, again, offers more space if needed.
This project built by Artdepartment-Berlin was presented at the Bread&Butterfashio trade show. The Tommy Hilfiger brand was represented by a contemporary structure made up entirely from recycled cargo containersthat were stacked in various shapes and covered in eye-catching graphics.
This aqua-colored structure found on Freshome sits in Arizona Kansas City and is a home to an industrial designer Debbie Glassberg. The house has a complex structure and certainly stands out among other modern shipping container homes.
This concept is ideal but my query; is there an issue with heat retention or can this be overcome with judicious placement of windows, doors and wide verandahs or is it important to concentrate on having insulation on the top of the container? Like Ike I am also considering the use of containers for housing in Ghana West Africa which is also a hot zone. I think this idea of container homes is a wonderful innovative concept. The idea is only just starting to catch on here in Australia. Thank you for developing this insightful informative site.
All they need is a good cleaning to removeany rust and some paint, and the containers are ready to accommodate you in a quite rustic way.It’s summertime, however,so you only need basic shelter to protect you from rain, wind and wildlife.
If the HO4 is too big for your liking, Honomobo offers many other models. Some of which are smaller than the HO4, while others like the HO4+ and HO8 are on the larger side.
This gorgeous shipping container home uses copper oxide glazed outer walls to go for an industrial look. The greenish tinge of the copper oxide walls mixed with the red exterior walls brings a rustic use this link charm to the design.
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In case you are wondering about the huge glass walls, they make this shipping container home seem even more spacious from the inside and make you feel more connected with nature.
Each unit takes just 15 minutes to erect and the result is a Martian facility kind of looking futuristic house. You’d think most modern shipping container homes looked like this but this Hybridhouse_1 is unique.
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This project was constructed using two shipping containers with a taller construction in the middle. The shipping containers house the sleeping and work areas, while the center space contains the dining, living, and even a loft.
With some preventative painting and sealing these will last for a hundred years or better. Remember, the fourty foot containers are designed the hold 67,000 lbs and can be stacked 6 high fully loaded. How much weight will the bottom unit be holding up? And they are designed the withstand motion and leaning while stacked and loaded. They are built to highly exceed any building codes around the world. It seams to me that the real obstacle is your local authorities wanting money and power. It is not difficult work and takes a fraction of normal construction time and cost. Like what you see? Go for it!