Shipping Container House Showcase – Nordic Modular Solution from Nordisk Staal

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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 2013 showcasing in greater detail some of the  best in Container based Construction from around the World.

House Style: Modular Nordic Modular Container Based Construction.


Manufacturer: World Flex Home ( Nordisk Staal )

Architects: Arcgency    Structural Engineer: Sloth Møller

Area: 180.0 sqm ( 1,937 sq. ft )

Photographs: Jens Markus Lindhe

Number of Containers: 3 x Type 1A 40 ft GP Shipping Containers

The World FLEX Home idea  is a patented modular building system that meets or exceeds the International environment-building-standard, Active  House.

Room Layout  – Large Open living space, Kitchen and 4 seperate rooms (bedroom / workspace)

Energy Rating – Energy rating 50% below the standard requirements for new houses built in Denmark.

Solar Powered  – 20 m2 of Integrated photovoltaic cells, an additional 10 m2 would allow a normal household using energy efficient appliances to be 100% power self-sufficient.

Green Roof –  The green roof has been designed for rainwater harvesting that inturn supplies water for toilet flushing, washing and cleaning.

Facade  –  Highly customizable façade solutions.

The interior walls are lined with 350 mm (13.8 inch) thick insulation and the exterior is covered with a bamboo facade.


• Very fast construction times

• Competitively priced comparison with other green construction methods.

• Demount capable making the World FLEX Home relocation capable.

• All building components are prefabricated allowing for minimal on site construction.

The WFH design allows for high-quality industrial production in large numbers and distribution using standard container transport.

This prefabricated House has been designed that it can be constructed anywhere in the world, with the first house being completed in Wuxi, China.

Prices:  Final prices are to be advised per project.

This booklet – Number 11, is free as an electronic  download, If you would like a printed copy please send your order for $ 9.95 + $ 5 P&H  via Paypal to [email protected]

The presentation sets are intended for design inspiration and/ or obtaining bids only.

Open the WFH Container Home Presentation Package Here.

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