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Shipping containers used in floating house

A new example can be seen at a marina in Belfast, where Brooklin boatbuilder Steve White has parked his new houseboat, constructed from shipping containers. But if you go down to the marina for a look, don't expect to see two big steel boxes welded together. While White's houseboat does have an unusual design when compared to other architecture in Belfast, it's also welcoming, with a warm red exterior paint and spacious windows. The interior is just as inviting, with radiant heat, bamboo flooring, and a sleek kitchen.

"It's much more house than boat," White said. White decided to build a houseboat after selling a second home. Because of the trade imbalance between China and the U.S., ports on the eastern seaboard always have a surplus of steel shipping containers. White assembled a team to help him with the project. This Shipping Container Home In The Redwoods Is Amazing! You Should See... You Can Turn A $2000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home. What 36 People Decided To Do With Shipping Containers... The shipping container house that was built in three days over the weekend. IRELAND’S FIRST SHIPPING container home has been completed – with building taking just three days.

The shipping container house that was built in three days over the weekend

The house was finished over the weekend and will now be donated to St Vincent de Paul. It will most likely be moved to Deerpark in Co Cork to home a family in time for Christmas. Finished product Building the unit took volunteers three days, after which it was put on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA). The labour and materials for the project were donated from more than 60 suppliers. The project managed to turn something that looked like this: Into something that now looks like this: Source: RIPPLE. Caterpillar House Is A Shipping Container Marvel - Efficient And Unique. From brick and mortar shops to city planning, we cover sustainable trends in construction, renovation, and more.

Published on October 3rd, 2014 | by Jo Borrás America imports many more products than it exports, which means that- once they’ve been emptied out of their iPhones and Playstations- we have lots of extra shipping containers lying around.

From brick and mortar shops to city planning, we cover sustainable trends in construction, renovation, and more.

Recently, however, shipping containers have become one of architect’s “building blocks” of choice, with clever projects popping up all over the fringes of art and architecture. A new, four-unit apartment building in Washington DC, however, may take shipping containers from off-the-grid fringe projects to the mainstream – a first for the area.

Designed by Travis Price, Architects and located at 3305 Seventh St. NE in Brookland, apartment building uses repurposed shipping containers to “block out” the four-units’ living spaces. From brick and mortar shops to city planning, we cover sustainable trends in construction, renovation, and more. Published on November 7th, 2014 | by Stephen Hanley Every year in June, the small French village of Le Mans hosts a little-known, seldom brought-up, 24 hour motor race.

From brick and mortar shops to city planning, we cover sustainable trends in construction, renovation, and more.

Thousands of fans from all around the world come to watch, but the rest of the year LeMans is just a sleepy farming community. A hotel in the area would be jammed to capacity for one week a year but empty as Fenway Park in January the rest of the time. You Can Turn A $2000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home. Container.li. This is not a shipping container house. It is something far more significant. After seeing a post on Inhabitat titled Compact Prefab House is Made from a Single Shipping Container in Milan, Architect and writer Lance Hosey tweets: Lance is right about shipping containers.

This is not a shipping container house. It is something far more significant.

They are grossly over-designed for housing, being capable of stacking 9 high when full of tons of stuff; the floors and the paints are selected for international travel and are toxic. The corrugated walls are hard to insulate and they are structural so they have to be replaced with beams when removed. The “BIG 5” 800 sq ft Shipping Container Floor Plan Concept. Index.php?topic=bauanleitung. A Compact Desert Retreat by Alchemy Architects. Kris Xaphakdy Steel Tube House - Simple Solar Homesteading. This is my dream Home Its been a dream of mine to find some land out somewhere, anchor my Winnebago and start building this home. it is a total of 314 sq ft, It will begin as steel square tubed frame, anchored by large wooden posts.

Kris Xaphakdy Steel Tube House - Simple Solar Homesteading

The main walls and floors will be built out out wood panels, sheathing and sealant. Interior walls: will be white smoothened plaster, with sheet metal paneling on the bottom half. Exterior walls: will be two layers of acrylic sheets, inner blue, outer tinted black and bricking on the lower half. The Bedroom: Shag Carpet with a Faux fur rug, two futons, a fireplace/table seperated from the carpet with insulated contact points,and a tv which can be powered by a gas generator and surge protector when needed. This Shipping Container Home Could Make a Great Off-Grid Cabin. In the video animation below you can tour the Montainer Nomad 192.

This Shipping Container Home Could Make a Great Off-Grid Cabin

Large rolling & locking barn doors on both long sides allow the home to be opened to fresh air and light when in use, and sealed up when you’re away. It’s shown with Learn more about the Montainer Nomad 192. It has a small kitchen and bathroom and an open living area that can also be used at night for sleeping. Watch the Tour of The Montainer Nomad 192 on YouTube. Shipping Container Based Remote Cabin Design. For your cool portable prefab. Marek Kuziel. Upload kuziel.info Subscription preferences Loading...

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Working... A Shipping Container Costs About $2,000. What These 15 People Did With That Is Beyond Epic. All you need is around $2000 to begin building one of these epic homes – made from recycled shipping containers!

A Shipping Container Costs About $2,000. What These 15 People Did With That Is Beyond Epic

Check out some of these amazing creations! A luxury home doesn’t always necessarily mean thousands of square footage, towering great rooms and gilded toilets. Take these homes for example: to begin building one of these epic houses, all you need is $2,000. Unique & Modern 160 Square Foot Shipping Container Home. This unique take on a tiny shipping container home was built by Hartman Kable in Seattle, inspired by a New York architect.

Unique & Modern 160 Square Foot Shipping Container Home

Built from a 20-foot by 8-foot container, the home is only a total of 160 square feet and exceptionally modern and minimalistic. With some creative design work and storage options, the home has everything one might need for comfortable living, including a kitchen, a water closet bathroom with shower, sink, and toilet, plenty of storage space, seating areas, and a bed. Kable decided to design the container home as “raw” as possible, doing very little to the exterior and keeping the interior super simple and open. All of the furniture – the shelves, table, bed, and seating benches – are built into the wall and can all be folded up when not in use. What 36 People Decided To Do With Shipping Containers... See? 7. This painted fancy pad by Brazillian Architect Marcio Kogan doesn’t try to hide the containers.

Natto on Behance. About Natto is socially committed to less privileged people, perhaps with disabilities or are economically disadvantaged; providing them access to decently designed houses within which they may enjoy the benefits of technology. It's as simple as a click. We are generating the first Sensitive Houses that allow the user (via Kinect technology), to monitor and interact with the house using gestures and voice commands. Also the Domotic technology allows the user to control various aspects of the module through an app on their mobile phone. The house concept has been reformulated as a product which is purchasable online, customisable, and is ready to occupy. Natto seeks to generate a new sustainable way of life for the present generations, alleviating worries regarding their future today, whilst also breaking the old structures and current concepts of housing. Location Barcelona, Spain. Shipping Container Home Designs.

Ugly Duckling Shipping Container Home Built by Artist Is a Beautiful Swan on the Inside. This shipping container home might be the ugly duckling on the outside, but the inside screams beautiful swan. Design meets function meets artistic style. It may not look spectacular on the outside, but what it lacks in appeal on the exterior, it more than makes up for inside. 23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers. These rusty shipping containers look abandoned, but look inside and… WOW, I just can’t believe it! I thought that the only use of shipping containers was the transport of goods by sea and train, but I couldn’t be more wrong. There are a number of spectacular houses made from shipping containers all around the world, with incredibly detailed interiors and huge glass windows that make these cozy spaces amazingly bright.

Are you still thinking that you wouldn’t live in a shipping container? I guess you will change your mind before the end of the article. If you like this post, feel free share it with your friends on Facebook! 1. It even has a pool! What makes this home even more special is the living room’s glass wall, that can be entirely opened. 2. 10 Things to Consider Before Using Shipping Containers For Your Project.

Modern day pioneer John Wells is doing some interesting work in Alpine, Texas. On his desert swath in The Field Lab, which is also referred to as The Southwest Texas Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living Field Laboratory, Wells is living off the grid and building an interesting live/work space of shipping containers. A couple years ago, he built a tiny house, which is powered by 270 watts of solar and four 100-watt small wind turbines. Now, Wells’ current project is the construction of a live/work space made from four 20-foot shipping containers.

Wells hopes to finish his 1,600 square-foot space for less than $20,000 and has some helpful pointers for others looking to take on a container project. In mostly Wells’ words, here are 10 things to consider if you’re thinking about using shipping containers in your next project: ********************************* 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. John Wells. John Wells went into the desert of Southwest Texas as an experiment, an experiment in living by facing challenges that most of us never consider, like how much water you get from a rainstorm or whether wind or solar is a better option.” - adventure journal. ContainerLove, a small modern house. “ContainerLove” is a new modern home in a rural area of western Germany, standing out among more traditional gabled farm houses and barns. It was designed by Cologne-based studio LHVH Architekten. The home was assembled from three modules, each 3 meters wide and with lengths of 7, 9 and 14 meters. Despite the name, the modules do not seem to be shipping containers; they are wider than the standard 8′ intermodal container and are also wider than the 2.55 meter maximum transport width in effect throughout most of Europe.

The extra width is useful though. Even with walls that are thick enough for a good blanket of insulation, there is still plenty of room for furniture in the bedrooms. The three modules are arranged in an L-shaped floor plan of approximately 90 m2 (969 ft2). The modules were prefabricated over four weeks. Photographs by Tomas Riehle, courtesy of LHVH Architekten. Text copyright 2014 SmallHouseBliss. Prefabricated Shipping Container Homes Amazing Report. Tornado Hits Shipping Container House - Starting Life Outside the System. Temporary Shelter For Permanent Constructions. We’ve seen the container house and the pop up coffee shop, but what about the container construction shelter? Ideas. Wonderful Unique Sea Container Homes: Shipping Container Homes Cost Home Designs For Sale Sea Containers House Houses Plans Tiny Cabin Storage Cheap Shipping Container House For Sale 554x369 ~ Architectural, Home Decor and Exterior Interior Design.

Shipping container turned into family home: building blocks in Redwoods. Kam Kasravi and Connie Dewitt wanted a modern cabin that wouldn’t disrupt the Redwoods on their property. First they considered prefabs, but quickly realized they wouldn’t fit up the narrow road to their land in the Santa Cruz mountains. A Shipping Container - Push Button House. How About A Big Box House and A Big Box Restaurant? The architecture firm HyBrid, which specializes in designing buildings from recycled shipping containers, created this solar-powered house for Sunset Magazine.

Amy Eastwood When it comes to architecture, sustainability and affordability can mean many things: Salvaged wood becomes new flooring, old newspapers are shredded into insulation. WFH House. Sustainable Design Made of Shipping Containers. Shipping Container Homes, Container House. Tornado Hits Shipping Container House - Starting Life Outside the System. Shipping Container Home Designs. Shipping Container Homes and Corrosion ( Rust ) Issues - Shipping Container Homes - How to Plan, Design and Build your own House out of Cargo Containers. This page is reserved for Site Members - Shipping Container Homes - How to Plan, Design and Build your own House out of Cargo Containers. [Video] Container Home Design from Single Module. Snoozebox is a Portable Container Hotel. Container Design. Converting Shipping Containers Into a Modern Home. Ugly Duckling Shipping Container Home Built by Artist Is a Beautiful Swan on the Inside. Port-a-Bach: Mobile Fold-Out Shipping Container Home. Catching up with Building Wild: Tuff Enough.