A Home Built Out Of 31 Shipping Containers

ZeilgerBuild

With environmental warnings manifesting themselves into real-world consequences and rising prices, architects have turned to new ways to build homes.

While the dutch are printing 3D houses using the largest 3D printer available, Australian architectural firm ZeilgerBuild is looking at another readily available item to make homes from—shipping containers.

Todd Miller, the designer in charge of the project, designed the three story, 6,000 square-foot home out of 31 shipping containers and somehow managed to not only make the entire thing a beautiful, modern home, but also include a backyard that features an outdoor saltwater pool, corrugated steel walls and ample windows for natural light.

The design features an interior and exterior that serve as an homage to the industrial nature of the building’s materials. The graffiti-embellished outer walls are reminiscent of the shipping containers stored at docks. The industrial intensity is offset by warm wooden accents found throughout both the interior and exterior of the home.

The final product looks almost nothing like a traditional shipping container and opens up a very wide world of possibilities for future housing solutions in crowded areas.

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via mymodernmet.

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