How To Build A Shipping Container Home

Shipping container homes continue to grow in popularity. Not only are they a cheap housing solution in an increasingly unaffordable property market, but shipping containers also appeal to those looking to downsize and live a more sustainable and low maintenance lifestyle.

While it’s not as easy as simply purchasing a shipping container and moving in, a bit of planning and research will ensure the process runs smoothly. Make sure you do your homework regarding council requirements and understand the realities of building a shipping container home

Here are a few stories for inspiration.

Build A House For Under 50k

This shipping container home was built for under $50,000 and is a great example of a beautiful yet simple and sustainable home. Built from scratch, this home has been designed with indoor/outdoor living in mind to make most of the million-dollar view.

South Coast Container House

The South Coast Container House is a 95 square metre shipping container home designed with sustainability, functionality and budget in mind. Sleeping up to ten people, the main home is 85 square metres with an additional 15 square metre sleepout (made from a 20ft shipping container) for guests.

Thinking of building your own shipping container home? We can help with logistics. Get in touch with us for a free shipping container transport quote and start designing your dream home.