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 55 – Unique Solar Powered Off Grid Shipping Container Cabin
Jason Rioux of Sea Container Cabins has built this Unique 1479 sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Shipping Container Cabin as a Summer Home for his Family near Bobcaygeon, Ontario.
The Hub and Spoke Design ( all the containers radiate out from a large octagonal central living room ) uses 7 x 20’ Type 1A HC Containers and Post-and-Beam Hybrid Elements.
Each of the seven Containers serve a different purpose: Bedrooms, Kitchen, Dining room, Mudroom, Recreation room and Bathroom – there is even a Sauna !
One of the most interesting features of the Home is its incredibly low power consumption of 1KW of solar PV to nett zero over a year ( the average Solar Powered Home might need 7 – 8 kw )
With its rustic décor and innovative off-grid approach, this solar powered getaway is an interesting take on Shipping Container Architecture.
Open Book 55 in our Shipping Container House Book Series Here.
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