Gallery: Port-A-Bach: A Globetrotting Shipping Container Micro Home on ...

If there's two things we love at Inhabitat, it's small-space living and repurposed shipping containers. Atelier Workshop’s Port-A-Bach is a micro home that beautifully combines both concepts - and it's set on wheels so you can take your home with you on holidays or move to a new place without having to pack and unpack!

Portable, secure and comparatively inexpensive, the Port-A-Bach is a home made from a single repurposed shipping container. It can accommodate two adults and two children, and every inch was thoughtfully designed for maximum comfort within minimum space. Its interior is mostly made from wood – including a bathroom with an open shower, sink and even a composting toilet.

The kitchen has plenty of storage (some hidden, some exposed), and the natural light filters in through its many windows. The tiny shelter can be outfitted with solar panels and wind turbines on its roof, allowing it to operate completely off-grid. The Port-A-Bach’s flexible structure is able to unfold to extend connections to the outdoors and then fold back, ready to be moved to a new location.

 + Atelier Workshop

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Photo © Atelier Workshop


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  1. Bob Spring April 2, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    Omay…what price are we talking about for a spartan set up?

  2. pochilam November 6, 2013 at 2:57 am

    where is the WC?

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