Gallery: Shipping Container-Inspired Homebox is a Tiny, Movable 3-Story...

Homebox is a radical concept inspired by cargotecture that involves literally flipping a shipping container on its side. Professor Han Slawik of the University of Hanover loves the concept of building with shipping containers, but thinks they have a limited potential and are costly to modify or repair. So he came up with a wooden version with the same dimensions, but rotated it from horizontal to vertical. The result is a three-story house with a tiny footprint that can be moved with the same transport system of shipping containers and be used as emergency, temporary or permanent housing.

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1 Comment

  1. Dawn Cerantola September 4, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Why would you use stairs if it takes up 1/4 of the space? Why not just have a ladder?

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