Copia Eco Cabins: Two 40 ft Container Home in Bot Rivier valley by Berman-Kalil, South Africa

2x40 ft shipping container home







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Project: Copia Eco Cabins
Design: Berman-Kalil
Containers: 2x40 ft
Location: Bot Rivier valley, South Africa

Made from two 40-foot shipping containers, the Copia Eco Cabins has a level of finish that beats out the average container conversion. The corrugated metal  shipping containers exterior has been painted a sleek black, accented by sections covered with bark-stripped branches — lending a dash of nature and horizontal line to the design.





This double 40 ft container home has everything you’d expect to find including gas water heating, off-grid solar electricity, wood-fired hot tub, fireplace and deck with sweeping views of the valley.


Sustainable Modular Container House with Roof Terrace and Garden for Rooftop Organic Farming

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Available for 42,500 USD + delivery cost

Any customization is possible.

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Project Lettuce House, Sustainable Living Laboratory
Area 88.5 sqm
Containers 6
Location Shunyi, Beijing, China
Year 2014
Architects HE Ding, KONG Lingchen, WANG Wei
Sustainable Design LIU Xin, CHEN Weiran, HU Yechang, SU Yurong, YANG Xu, XU Zhetong, YOU Wanrong
Client Niu Jian
Project Cost 218,000 yuan (34,000 USD)
Photography LI Minfei


Sustainable Modular Container House with Roof Terrace and Garden for Rooftop Organic Farming

Description from the architects.

Sustainable Lifestyle Lab established by the Sustainable Design Institute of Arts and Science research center, Tsinghua University and Participatory Community Development Center. The sustainable modular container house with roof terrace and garden for rooftop organic farming composed of six containers, which applied low-carbon, healthy and green philosophy to real life, so as to let more people to understand and participate in it.

Material

Due to some restrictions, the construction time frame must be very short, and the house design should be efficient and recyclable. So the design team chose modular container house with roof terrace and garden for rooftop organic farming. The box structure, windows, doors, roofs, walls and floors are prefabricated in the factory.

Space and Function

The house composed of six containers (6055mm*2435mm*2790mm), using ‘modular design’ idea: Each box inside is a standard space unit with different functions. Different combination patterns form various function space. The container house includes three bedrooms, exhibition space, a storage room, a kitchen and a bathroom. The entrance container is located at an angle of 90 degrees to other five containers, forming a courtyard.

Environmental Friendliness

The production cost of this sustainable modular container house with roof terrace and garden for rooftop organic farming, is low, and the container is energy saving, low-carbon and reusable. It can be transported conveniently and the transportation cost is very low. The container house construction process is easy, quick, and resource-saving, with less noise and dust pollution.




Eco-circle system includes:

  • sewage collection, treatment, re-use: the reclaimed water system;
  • kitchen waste, excreta collection, treatment, re-use: biogas digester;
  • solar energy, wind energy and rainwater utilization;
  • organic farming.


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