There are several high profile designers working on the concept
of using shipping containers as a house, workspace, student housing
and even shopping centres .
Building your own house, utilizing containers, is a very cost-effective way of building your dream house while practicing building green thru recycling already-existing materials.
The best of all, that a container house doesn't’t have to look like a container; there are several external claddings available, which are easily applied.
All original plans can be modified to suit your property, lifestyle and requirements or..
With a footprint of only 640 Sq Ft, utilizing 8 20 foot shipping containers.
These 7- 8’x20’ containers can be placed on footing blocks under each container corner or a full basement.
Option of 2 homes on 1 lot (semi detached)
Full containers are heading all over the world, but there’s nothing to put in them for the return trip.
Just an overview what the possibilities are.
With time and effort your container home or cottage will be a home to be proud of.
They are ideal for living space, office and workspace, student or artist housing.
Prevent rust with high
perlite, vermiculite, lava rock or glass micro spheres
Much easier is calling a container transporter, load your whole house on the trailer and a drop-off at your new foundation.