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.
Building a shipping container home can be a fun and rewarding experience. With a little bit of planning and some help from experts, you can create a stylish and functional home that will serve you well for years to come.
Located on a steep terrain in heavy bushland, the design evolved around the concept of repurposing used shipping containers into a small yet bespoke family home. The expression of raw materials juxtaposed within the native and extraordinary landscape became the cornerstone of the design. Constraints included bushfire controls, protection of native...
Church Point, Sydney, Australia