29 Oct '14, 12pm

Simple Yet Cozy Shipping Container

Simple Yet Cozy Shipping Container

Jimmy from Costa Rica, the man behind the ContainerHome.net company, has successfully recycled plenty of shipping containers into comfortable, small apartments. One of his biggest successes is the home introduced in this post, which is basically a small apartment made from a standard 20-foot ISO shipping container. The shipping container home features a huge unfolding door, which creates a deck area and extends the effective living space of the home considerably. One of the longer sides of this home is covered by large French windows, which open onto the deck and allow plenty of light to enter the home. The unfolding sidewall door weighs about 1000 pounds, and is operated by a 12V wench and a pulley system, which is normally used to operate small bridges and very large doors. The shipping container home is well insulated, and features a fully functional kitchen and bathroo...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2014/10/simple-yet-cozy-shippi...

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