Category Archives for "Shipping Container Homes"
From California to Canada, a home design company is bringing modern minimalism to modular homes. These homes are not only made for traditional housing, but the company also offers their designs for tiny, efficient dwellings that can be tucked into a backyard. HONOMOBO buildings are ready to be crane-lifted into a backyard. HONOMOBO homes are […]Continue reading
Alternative Living Spaces doesn’t just build tiny houses. With the simple, yet strong support of shipping containers, this Nevada-based company also creates offices, gyms, and swimming pools. Alternative Living Spaces creates various dwellings out of shipping containers. Founded by Tony Lopez, Alternative Living Spaces was inspired by the need for affordable housing. The contemporary designs […]Continue reading
This off-grid container house is made up of a marine HC 20‘ / 6 m container, wooden studs, and spruce plywood, creating the entire interior. Plans include a complete set of cargo container cabin plans, construction progress + comments, complete material list + tool list. DIY building cost is $21,000 In an earlier post, I […]Continue reading
I’m a big fan of shipping container homes as an alternative for affordable homes. Especially if you do all the work yourself. I’ve featured several over the years. Here are a couple of my favorites. The Model One, a couple’s 40-foot container home, and my current favorite the off-grid Gaia. I’ve recently discovered another company […]Continue reading
Which is better: a container home or a tiny house on wheels? More importantly, which is best for you? A shipping container conversion and a THOW share many similarities. For instance, they both offer the benefits of simple living in creative small spaces. Container houses, however, require land, drives costs way up. Watch this comparison […]Continue reading