This design avoids the pitfalls of most shipping container homes. This one is affordable and has an excellent layout that can be easily extended into a larger home.
“As a kid Steve Rees played in caves and learned how the earth could cool. As an adult, he buried two shipping containers and created an off-grid retirement home for himself and his wife Shirley.
David W. Reed shows how to wrap shipping containers in bales.
Even if you don’t like shipping container homes, this house has lots of good ideas that can be utilized on other designs.
“Converting a used sea container / shipping container to a home, cabin or emergency shelter.”
Guest article by Cliff, who’s planning his sustainable home in a rural area. “Am pondering using a 10ft container as a systems room located at the back of the vault. It will keep the inside of the house clean without need for additional space or clutter. I can put the coal boiler, hot water cylinder, … Read more