Gallery: PREFAB FRIDAY: Containers Manufactured For Housing

 

Shipping container buildings have gained incredible popularity over the last year. And now here is another one to add to the list – the 2+ Weekend House by Jure Kotnik Arhitekt. This mini housing unit is constructed from two stacked containers, and can be shaped according to its owner’s particular needs using the ConHouse System. The difference between this prefab house and the rest of the houses we’ve seen is that this house is made from containers specifically manufactured to housing units, and not recycled shipping containers.

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  1. IC January 10, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    I used to unload containers for a living so can appreciate their size, but being used to great rusty unattractive boxes its a real buzz for me to see them transformed lke this.

  2. alinia January 10, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    What is the point of making shipping containers specifically for housing? The true cool factor was *recycling* the shipping containers. This example is just a subset of the regular prefab market (which is slightly neat).

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