Houses made of container

An alternative to concrete and brick: luxurious mansion from simple containers

«Old Lady House» - the mansion of container.

«Old Lady House» - the mansion of container.

Many believe that the containers are suitable only forthen to put them as houses for suburban areas. However, in countries with warm climates are building entire mansions, nothing inferior dwellings made of concrete or brick. Moreover, the construction of the house owners costs much cheaper and faster.

Project architect Adam Kalkin.

Project architect Adam Kalkin.

American architect Adam Kalkin dealsconstruction and design of homes, which are based on the containers. According to himself, one of his most successful projects was the house of a funny name, "the old lady's house» ( «Old Lady House»). However, looking at this structure is difficult to say that it has in common with the housing of the old woman.

The mansion, built from containers.

The mansion, built from containers.

The house is divided into two structures. The basis of each three of them are attached together in a container long and two - high. Side holes are replaced by glass frames, performing the function of windows.

Shipping containers have become the foundation for the house.

Shipping containers have become the foundation for the house.

«Old Lady House». Bedroom.

«Old Lady House». Bedroom.

At the entrance into the house, it is not clear from theWhat he actually made. Rail corrugation hidden behind sheets of plasterboard, poured concrete floor, exposed beams and stainless steel ceiling. Some doorways are made of mahogany.

«Old Lady House». The kitchen and living room.

«Old Lady House». The kitchen and living room.

The special pride of the architect is almost4-meter kitchen bar. The home team will be happy to prepare on such a surface, while admiring the forest landscape from the window. Farther kitchen is a recreation area. Two huge sofas are placed between the decorative fireplace. All of the furnishings are arranged compactly and efficiently.

«Old Lady House» - a cozy mansion of the containers.

«Old Lady House» - a cozy mansion of the containers.

Despite the fact that the home of the containers aremainly in warm countries, one enthusiast has built for himself a house like this in Canada. Man proved that in the house of the containers can easily survive the winter with temperatures down to - 42 degrees Celsius.

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