Cozy living from shipping containers

August 15, 2020
Container house

STURDY tiny structures are getting part of home trends nowadays especially those that could weather all storms.

Houses made from concrete are the best, but for millennials with limited space, container vans are ideal to be part of modern living.

Around the world, container vans are now part of a fast-growing trench in the architectural since they are cheaper yet sturdy. With slight modifications, one can transform it into a habitable space.

Hundreds of old container vans piled up everywhere from C-3 Road in Caloocan City up to Port Area in Manila, some are up for sale.

Imagine a home with interior height that ranges from 2.40 meters to 2.60 meters in 20 feet or 40 feet long (with a standard width of 2.35 meters), a shipping container can be easily turn into a livable place especially for those with limited budget.

Handcrafted Movement showed one classic example of container van that was transformed into classy, cozy space.

The interiors are kept lit and breezy to manifest the feeling of spaciousness.

The house gets lots of natural sunlight given the wide windows. Size of furniture are similar to condo living. There’s sleeping loft in the back, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and a mini-split type air condition. The exterior features black-framed windows, cedar accents, cedar post and deck style.