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Shipping Container Home Designed For Sustainable Family Living

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In this weeks episode, we explore this lovely family home which has been constructed using shipping containers. Named the South Coast Container House, this home has been sustainably constructed using four shipping containers and has also been extended to enclose communal spaces. At 95 square meters (1000 square feet) this home is capable of sleeping 10 people and has been divided into a main 85 square meter home, with an additional 15 square meter sleep-out made from a single 20ft shipping container.

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Homeowner Simon takes us through his home and shows us it’s many features, from the wonderful exposed shipping containers, though to the externally insulated walls for maximum thermal performance and the homes many sustainable features.

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Designed by architect Matt Elkan, this home has been designed with efficiency, performance and budget in mind. The idea was to use shipping containers to create a wonderfully functional, healthy family home for a reasonable budget.

Enjoy the full video tour of this beautiful container home. For more information, you can find the South Coast Container Home on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/southcoastcontainer/) or on the architects website (https://www.mattelkanarchitect.com.au/south-coast-container-house).

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Presented and Produced by: Bryce Langston
Camera: Bryce Langston & Rasa Pescud
Editing: Rasa Pescud

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Comments

allison tamouzian says:

This home is beautiful and I love how the owner explained his reasoning for why they designed the home this way.

DieMouseundLego says:

That is what I love to call harmony 🙂 I think its the first Home I see with no TV 😉 or its hidden …. fantastic!

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Mark Jenkins says:

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Kymberly East says:

What a LOVELY interview! Thank you, Bryce!

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Anita Page says:

+ Emma Vicktorius Bryce definitely has a way with People! He exemplifies the cordial manner we should all have when meeting a stranger! It's honestly celebrating people for their positive contribution to society- we need more avenues like this for pre-teens, Teens & College aged folks to really showcase their skills!

Mark Kennedy says:

What dreams are made of….WoW!

PUSHPITA BHOWMICK says:

Such a beautiful house

Hood Rich Tutorials says:

Take a drink every time the owner says externally 😂

Crafty Loops says:

My normal bricks and mortar house is a teeny tiny 69sqm (742sq ft). So this space is simply beautiful. I'd gladly give up my teeny house to live in shipping containers like this, teehee.

cubecube bean says:

Why those houses can't be designed to collecting rain water ?!!

guerrier weg says:

What an arse

RGP B says:

This channel and its message are so fantastic!

DreamingFlurry says:

Chrome may be energy-intensive, but it is also (at least when it comes to stuff used in the bathroom) in use for decades in most cases and it doesn't look like it has been scavenged from a WW2-Era ship or factory! Seriously, that bathroom needs nicer taps etc. 🙁

10 people? Do they have 8 kids and if so: Do they plan to expand when the kids grow older? (I mean call me an ass if you want, but I would have probably had a nervous breakdown if I didn't have my own room as a teenager!)

Zoé Le Lan says:

e x t e r n a l l y

Thembani Sibande says:

love the content

Ms E says:

This definitely belongs on your tiny-mansion spin-off series 🙂

Mark Jacob says:

I love shipping container homes done with class and modern touch.

Lilac says:

Nice and airy, but too many windows to clean, lol!

D Narry Julie Ton says:

I very much enjoyed this episode. Simon was very eloquent in his words. I enjoying watching and listening to everything that was being said. 🙂

Nathan Bai says:

Do you know what can also fit 10 people comfortably?
A car

Athena Page says:

I think it’s so beautiful with the wood around the windows and the decking outside! 💕

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