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Shipping container home

We are seeing an increase of architects using shipping containers to create eco friendly homes and with this latest example we have to say we are blown away.



This off-grid shipping container house in Nederland, Colorado, is a perfect example of a modern structure that looks right at home in a rustic setting. Built by architecture firm Studio: HT, the home is made with two shipping containers straddling a taller common area.



The container "wings" house the bedrooms, bathroom, and office, while the common area houses the kitchen, living room, and loft. The loft deck allows for an open-air snooze surrounded by nature as a bed can easily roll between the interior and exterior areas.



Green features incorporated into the house include solar orientation, solar photovoltaics, passive cooling, pellet stove heating, and a green roof — but the best feature of all? Those expansive mountain views from the roll-up door in the living room.







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