Gallery: One Cool Habitat Offers a Customizable Prefab ‘Your Way’

 
There are many choices available as to what lies underfoot; flooring options will be offered in the form of recycled timber, or a choice of soft linings. Acrylic paint finishes are currently used, and new alternatives are being assessed for extended durability in harsh environments.

One Cool Habitat is built out of a 20′ shipping container, using the chasis of the container as a basis for the space. They cut out space for windows and doors, efficiently reusing the cut parts or sending them off to shipping container rebuilders. Windows are bonded to the frame of the structure similar to how a car windshield is attached — this provides extra support for the frame. Rather than traditional insulation and wall facing, a composite panel is used that provides efficient insulation, strength, and a wall. This composite is also fire-retardant, vermin proof and fully recyclable.

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