On The Outside It Looks Like Rusty Old Shipping Containers. Sounds Weird Until You See Inside….
Creativity does not rest with only to create things from all the new and best material, rather its real significance and beauty lies in creating things from something useless or trash. You may come up with a different view, to me it is simply to create fabulous from rotten, wretched, tossed away and pathetic looking material
Although the home I am going to share about is not a new creation as many of you have heard the stories of bulk shipping container turning into a pretty small house with all the modern amenities attached with
Berlin Container Home
Another container home designed for on- or off-grid living is the Ecopod. Made from a shipping container, an electric winch is used to raise and lower the heavy deck door (power is supplied by a solar panel). The floor is made from recycled car tires, and the walls have birch paneling (over closed-cell soya foam insulation). The glass is double paned to slow heat transfer.
The Ecopod can be used as a stand alone unit or with other structures. It is designed to minimize environmental impact.
Container City II
Container City I was a success, and in 2002, Urban Space Management added an addition, dubbed Container City II. Reaching five stories high, Container City II is connected to its earlier iteration via walkways. It also boasts an elevator and full disabled access, as well as 22 studios.
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