25 Incredible Creations from Sea Containers
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People live in a variety of homes that best meet their needs. Some buy large structures made fromconcrete,steelandglassto strengthen their social positions, while others choose something different. In any case, this is what fits their needs. Not everyone has the opportunity to build their own house, but we have a crazy idea for you -live in a container. Yes, you heard me. Old freight containers can now be used as a home. Do not believe? Then take a look at our selection of projects.
What containers to use to build your home?
Houses from sea containers are most interesting for those who want to build a large and spacious house. Simply sea containers are the largest and most common.Below is a table of sizes of sea containers40-footand20-foot:
House cost from containers:
As we have said, the price of a house from containers is perhaps the biggest argument in favor of choosing containers as material for construction. Below we give the internal size and cost of one of the types of sea containers:
40 foot tall container (40 ′ HC):
- Length = 12.05 meters,
- Width = 2.34 meters,
- Height = 2.68 m.
The average cost of a shipping container is$ 2,000.
Therefore, simply placing 3 such containers next to them and planning a house out of them, you get a house with internal dimensions12 meterson7.1 meters, which is85.2 m2. In this case, the price of 3 containers will be approximately$ 6000.
Take a look at 25 projects of houses from sea containers:
Eco-house in China
More and more people care about the environment. Architects and designers came up with numerous original ideas of houses with environmentally friendly materials. One such example is this house.It is made of sea containers, it is a very beautiful functional single-family house.
Located in China, this house has a modern design and it impresses with its simplicity of execution. Eco House consists of used sea containers, bamboo cladding and a lawn on the roof.
In addition, it has solar panels and rainwater collection systems, all of these features have been included in a simple and chic Scandinavian design. The house is approximately2,000 square feet. It has three bedrooms, a nursery, a study and a huge living room.
Bright guest house
One of the most interesting projects I've seen all the time. The guest house is made from previously used sea containers. The container was painted blue and some walls were removed to accommodate large windows. A bold combination of colors and materials makes this place ideal for relaxation.