Shipping Container Homes Book Series – Book 74| 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 2015 showcasing in greater detail some of the best in Container based Construction from around the World.
Book 74 – 1688 sqft Container Hybrid House – Indonesia
Today’s featured Container Home was built by Architects Atelier Riri in Indonesia
A young Indonesian couple asked eco-minded Design Firm Atelier Riri to design a fun, contemporary home with designated spaces for their two kids to exercise their creativity. The project’s modest budget (approximately $55,000) led the architects to use shipping containers—a bold move given the region’s sweltering climate. “By concentrating on humidity and temperature control, we found economical ways to facilitate a comfortable environment inside a metal box,” says the firm’s founder, Novriansyah Yakub.
His team cross stacked four containers and added shutters, windows, and sliding doors to create a cross-ventilation system. Layers of recycled pine, glass wool, and planter mesh on top of the containers further decrease temperature. Cost-effective elements continue inside the three-bedroom home, including custom wood furnishings and polished concrete floors. A roof garden equipped for rainwater harvesting connects to the residence’s crown jewel: a bright red game room, now chock-full of toys.
Photographs courtesy of Teddy Yunantha
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