Shipping Container Homes Book Series – Book 150| By admin | Category: Free Tutorial, Profiled ISBU Project
Following the incredible popularity of our digital book series – The Most Influential Shipping Container Homes Ever Built – we have decided to release a number of expanded titles for 2016 showcasing in greater detail some of the best in Container based Construction from around the World.
Container Home Book 150 – Flying Boxes Container Home – France
Today’s featured Container Home was built by Frenchman Josué Gillet and his wife Pauline.
Josué decided on the alternative but ultra-modern home that has been dubbed ‘The Flying Boxes Home’ as a result of their limited land space and tight budget.
The structure incorporates 5 x Type 1A 40′ HC or ‘High Cube’ Shipping Containers and was completed in just 3 months on a 160sqm plot in the French village of Org res, near Rennes.
A local company, B3 Ecodesign, bought the shipping containers from the port city of Le Havre they had only made one journey prior to purchase – carrying food from China to France. The team an B3 fitted them with insulation and wiring in order to convert them into separate parts of a modular home at its Rennes factory.
Half of the property’s ground floor is dedicated to parking, the rest of the base level contains an entrance lobby, a sewing studio and an area for laundry and utilities. Stairs from the ground lead to the first floor and main living area where there is an open plan living and dining area and two bedrooms.
The top floor is split between the master bedroom with accompanying en suite and a roof terrace. The spacious terrace, which can be accessed from the bedroom, is dotted with trees and provides views of the village and the surrounding countryside.
This is the 150th Container Home we have featured in this format for our Readers. You can download the entire back catalog of all 150 Books, an additional 30 Container Homes in our “ The 30 Most Influential Container Homes ever Built” Book, a free copy of our 3D Container Home Design Software, Technical Drawings and Whitepapers and Access our Video Training Tutorial Series – in our Members Area.
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