Tricia C. Padilla Architecture January 01st 2019, 06:18:13
Building a house from a shipping container might sound like an absurd thing to do. Installing electricity, controlling humidity, make a hole for the door, sounds awfully troublesome. However, it is not impossible for Building Lab Inc, Stephen Schoup’s architectural firm. He made his backyard office by drilling hole, building walls, painting, scrubbing, and furnishing two shipping containers. The result is unbelievable and well builds, that you might not notice that the great structure is actually a shipping container.
Since there is not much space in a shipping container, a minimalist concept must be used. There are not much of the decorations to complicate the room. In return, most of the furniture is in edgy and modern style. It is the kind of style which definitely would do fine even without decoration support. For the exterior, the stepping stones are created to give a home feeling. The greenery is also planted along with several wooden chair and table. Therefore, the house felt fresh and have a touch of nature.
Moving on to the interior, we can see that the bedroom is very simple. The bed is placed on a simple wooden stage and the door is sliding wooden kind. It makes this room amazing and unique even without the decoration. Furthermore, you can also see that here and there, the firm placing a dim and warm light. They also fit in the small practical table and small bookshelf to keep the office function. Most of all, the brown color is dominating. However, here and there you can see other stand out the color to balancing the neutral color.
There is no doubt, that the home building industry today is offering you many unique ideas of building a home. The shipping container is one of the most unique home building ideas. If you want to know what does a shipping container home looks like, below you will find several pictures of the house along with the details. Take a peek at those pictures, and let it blow your mind as well as inspire you with the structure, placement, as well as decoration.