The Container House is a commission for a couple with three grown children who requested a compact and simplified living arrangement with an eye to retirement. They sought spaces that offered the ease of an apartment with the addition of inviting and sizeable covered outdoor areas.
McLeod Bovell Modern Houses (Design Firm)
West Vancouver, BC, Canada
Over the past few years, there has been a growing trend of people choosing to live in container homes, made out of shipping containers. The rising popularity of the ‘tiny house’ movement means that there is plenty of inspiration out there for making the most of limited space, and they are usually cheaper and faster to build than traditional homes.
Portable cabin is a year-round living space made of two adapted shipping containers. Investors are a couple of brave people who have contact with temporary architecture and are interested in searching for interesting and difficult to adapt spaces.