Compact And Yet Luxurious Tiny House Container
"Compact And Yet Luxurious Tiny House Container," homes are a great option because they’re inexpensive, usually recycled, and extremely durable. This means that by turning a shipping container into a home you’re helping the environment by using something that already exists as a shelter, you’re saving money compared to building from scratch, and your home will be able to withstand almost anything.
You’ll be surprised at some of the top 10 shipping container homes that range in several sizes and in a bunch of different levels of luxury, too. The first container home is interesting because it’s expandable, just like RVs that have slide outs. This conversion has lots of sliders. The shipping container unit is mobile so in case you wanted to move it, it’s relatively easy and simple to do since it can go down to a width of approximately 8 feet and a length of 40 feet when everything’s closed up. It’s called the MDU which stands for Mobile Dwelling Unit, as seen on DorNob. The Cordell House was designed and built by developers Katie Nichols and John Walker, of Numen Development, with the help of architect Christopher Robertson. They used three 40 foot units and one 20 foot unit to create the structure and it does include guest quarters. Then you have the shipping container home as seen on Dwell Magazine this 40 foot by 8 foot container was converted into a lush 320 square foot home. The tiny home is compact and luxurious. It was done with the help of Jim Poteet, a Texas architect.
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The small house movement also known as the tiny house movement, is a famous description for the architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. In the United States the average size of new single family homes grew from 1,780 square feet in 1978 to 2,479 square feet in 2007, and to 2,662 square feet in 2013, despite a decrease in the actual size of the average family. Reasons for this include increased material wealth and prestige. The tiny house movement is a return to houses of less than 1,000 square feet.
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