Lucy Wang

Australia's Largest Cargotecture House is a Modern Masterpiece Built from 31 Shipping Containers

by , 04/03/14



Todd Miller, ZieglerBuild, cargotecture, shipping container home, shipping container architecture, modern house, Brisbane, Australia, largest cargotecture house, shipping containers, industrial chic, saltwater pool

Miller superbly combines textures to create a rich sense of depth in the house’s facade. In the front of the house, the corrugated steel of the shipping containers are juxtaposed against warm wood detailing, cool metal lines, and glazed openings. Striking graffiti art covers the back of the house and adds a dynamic pop of color to the white containers. A saltwater pool and deck are situated around the corner from the graffiti-covered facade.

Related: Artist Julio Garcia Builds a Light-Filled Shipping Container Home in Savannah

Inside, the skillful combination of textures is repeated and overlaps exposed corrugated metal lines with perforated metal stair railing, wood cladding, white tiling and metal. Contemporary art is also used throughout the home to add a touch of street chic to the modern and minimalist house. The abundant use of glazing maximizes natural light and views overlooking the adjacent Brisbane River and lush forested surroundings.

Related: Couple Moves into Cool Shipping Container Home in New York City

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Images via ZeilgerBuild

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  1. Vilson Pinto June 10, 2014 at 7:35 am

    if you want to build me one house for me in my lot new city (Florianopolis-SC/Brazil) I will let you… lol

    is very beautiful, me and my wife love it!

    thanks
    Vilson (Curitiba-PR/Brazil)

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