House of cargo containers have gained immensepopularity in the west. However, in India, they first appeared in 2011. Then, a sports instructor Kameshvari Rao built his unusual house in Ramamurthy Nagar, Bangalore. According to him this is the first house of container, built in India.
House composed of four containers,I put one on the other in the shape of "L". There is enough space for all the needs of the Rao family. In one container is placed living room, in another - the office, in the remaining two - bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Small creative author details make this house truly unique: the wheels of carts from the window, used bottles and shell of the old chimney from the truck. Even such a detail as outward opening door provides extra space on the floor.
When Rao just starting block constructionhome, his idea was so innovative that no one seriously thought of that something can happen. It was believed that metal containers are not suitable for housing construction in the climatic conditions of the region, and neighbors Rao believed that it would be impossible to be in the summer heat and winter cold.
According to the Rao family, this assumption provedwrong. House get comfortable, and living conditions in it are no different from the conditions of an ordinary house. On the other hand, living in a house gives a lot of advantages compared with traditional designs. It is environmentally friendly, it is easy to build, it can be dismantled and transported to any place in which to move to the owner. A large number of windows and cross ventilation protects the metal construction of the house from overheating.
Rao was so engrossed in the idea of container houses thatI opened the company Container Solutions India for the construction of dwellings and the development of their interiors. He designs and builds the house of the containers for offices, housing, training stands for rock climbing and even a swimming pool. This is an excellent example of how the idea of one person drives the positive changes in the lives of many people.