By . Containers Home. Published at Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 - 12:56:08 PM.
The newest craze in eco-friendly building is shipping container homes. These unique houses use new or used cargo containers as their primary construction material. And since these shipping containers are cheap and plentiful, you can build your very own shipping container house for a surprisingly low cost.
The Espace Mobile This incredibly affordable modular container home is designed for customization Something the designer wanted so that the owner would have some choices if need be. The container homes are made to store and retain heat conserving energy and can be modified to include a balcony and interior configurations. The Container City The Urban Space Container City system makes the most use of space utilizing the original design of shipping containers – the stacking process. These container units can be used for homes apartments office and work spaces and simply bolted together easily. The Container City designs are already being used all around the world by youth centers and for classrooms art studios and retail spaces.
Much cheaper than conventional building methods of timber-framed buildings, and brick and mortar buildings, used containers are modular, flexible in design (and can be made to look absolutely beautiful!), durable, eco-friendly, and just an all-round winner when it comes to building your own home.
Consider the fact that shipping containers are built to withstand the most unforgiving weather conditions travelling hundreds of thousands of miles aboard open-top trans-oceanic shipping-container ships… Built to have a minimum working life of 20 years before being decommissioned. After that these containers placed in a fixed position and maintained have an almost infinite lifespan.
The answer: They can be as green as you want them to be.
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