Shipping container architecture (or cargotecture) is not a new concept, but there are those who are taking cargo home design to new and glorious levels. Waco-based Cargo Home has created the Helm, an amazing tiny home using just two shipping containers and a lot of design savvy. The home, which is available for rent on Airbnb, is a cedar-clad structure that sleeps up to six people comfortably, all of whom can enjoy the spacious rooftop deck.

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Using just two shipping containers, one 20′ and the other 40′, the Cargo Home team was able to craft the containers into a stellar tiny home. The exterior of the home is clad in cedar siding, but the designers decided to leave space so that the original containers underneath are still visible. The home’s main entrance is through the original container doors.

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On the far end of the tiny house, the steel panels were removed and replaced with a full wall of glass, allowing natural light to flood the interior. On the inside, the home is clad in pine shiplap painted white, and 100 year old barnwood was used as an accent feature throughout.

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The beautiful tiny home features a spacious living room and fully-equipped kitchen, along with two large bedrooms and two full-size bathrooms. The bedroom on the first floor is beyond the kitchen while the second bedroom, which is on the upper level, is reached by a spiral staircase. The master bedroom is a gorgeous space that opens directly onto the large rooftop deck. Installed with LED lighting that wraps around its custom cable railing, this deck is perfect for entertaining friends or simply sitting down with a good book.

+ Cargo Home

+ The Helm Tiny Home on Airbnb

Via Tiny Home Talk

Images via Cargo Home

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