Container floor plan with 2 containers

This ‘offset-design’ is becoming popular in the container house building world.  This design allows for a larger open space in the middle.  In stead of 8 feet wide, its now suddenly 16 feet wide.  In addition, when the two rectangular boxes are off-set, they create neat alcoves and architectural features at the ends.

 

Project planning

Why have a plan? The short strokes are:  You should have a plan. What the plan looks like can be different – from a simple sketch on a napkin to pre-made downloadable blue prints to custom made building designs — but it is critically important to have and stick to the plan you have made. Risk management,…

The hidden costs of building a container home

While building a shipping container home mostly presents a range of *hidden savings* there are of course costs associated with it, and some that are unique to this kind of construction.  Being informed about these costs will help you to avoid them. Keep reading to find out what they are. Unique Construction Building a container…