Container home designs

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While containers may have draw backs when used in a home design they sure have some great attributes. Strong, abundant, inexpensive, modular, able to carry huge amount of weight are the first things that come to mind and as garden designer I see possibility for building a fantastic green roof garden on top of an affordable home. No harm in thinking.

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CORIUM WALL BRICK CLADDING SYSTEM 5

CORIUM WALL BRICK CLADDING SYSTEM 5

A Home Away From Home is a design competition aimed at rethinking public housing.

The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.

In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live.The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As the worldwide refugee crisis continues, innovative solutions are needed so that...

A Home Away From Home is a design competition aimed at rethinking public housing.

The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.

In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live.The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As the worldwide refugee crisis continues, innovative solutions are needed so that...

A Home Away From Home is a design competition aimed at rethinking public housing.

The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.

In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live.The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As the worldwide refugee crisis continues, innovative solutions are needed so that...

A Home Away From Home is a design competition aimed at rethinking public housing.

The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.

In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live.The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As the worldwide refugee crisis continues, innovative solutions are needed so that...

Farm in a Box Produces an Acre's Worth of Crops in a Shipping Container

Along with "exponentially higher" yields, the CropBox promises that their complete growing system also uses 90% less water and 80% less fertilizer than conventional agriculture does.

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Shipping Containers – a design primer | Life of an Architect

Over the last couple of months I've spent a bit of time thinking about and designing with used shipping containers as building blocks for single family homes. This is a niche in architecture that has been getting a lot of press on sites

Love the design of this Tiny Home Shipping Container house. Love it! ♥

Casa Cúbica – A Tiny Container Home

Cúbica has designed Casa Cúbica, a compact dwelling built from a 20-foot shipping container. A 20-foot container has just 160 ft2 of space but Cúbica stretches it out with a short extension at one …

wind ventilation using double roof that also provides protection from the sun. zero net energy building

Simple, Modern & Green: Desert Dream House Design

Designing and building a home in the high desert is challenging enough thanks to extreme temperature shifts, but all the more so for those who do not want to simply shut themselves off from their surroundings and live in an air-conditioned box - like the engaged clients who hired architect Lloyd ...

The Lovebug: A Tiny House Design for Couples Photo

The Lovebug: A Tiny House Design for Couples

Our Lovebug tiny house design is created for couples who want to live in tiny houses. Watch our video and photos right here.

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Life In A Shipping Container? - Essentia

As more and more people begin to move away from the traditional ways of building homes for more sustainable solutions, shipping containers have entered the foray. Readily available and built to withstand extreme conditions, these containers are super strong and will last a long time. If you are like me you do not listen to…