December 18th, 2012

Two-Tree House

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Satisfy your inner child in this ultimate prefab tree house. Making its statement amongst Jerusalem’s pinewood forest, the Two-Tree House by Golany Architects is a tree hugger’s dream. Respectfully built around two regal pine trees, this rural home perfectly integrates with its natural surroundings.

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Located in Victoria B.C., Canada, Zigloo.ca creates prefabricated homes from shipping containers, delivering a new way of modern living, or CargoSpace Living. Keith Dewey, owner and designer of zigloo.ca, considers prefabrication as the holy grail of the building industry. Check out his interview at busyboo.com on prefab container home design and construction.

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January 20th, 2010

Cordell Container House

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Two 40-foot-long and one 20-foot-long shipping containers, low-maintenance landscaping and passive solar design, complete this beautiful, steel prefabricated home.

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December 9th, 2009

Container Home MDU

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This prefab Mobile Dwelling Unit (MDU) is constructed from one recycled shipping container and various sub-volumes that extrude along its side, providing living and working spaces as well as storage. The interior of the container and the sub-volumes are prefabricated entirely out of plywood and plastic coated plywood.

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October 27th, 2009

Container Casa Manifiesto

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This beautiful steel home is the showroom of Infiniski – An architecture firm that constructs prefab houses from used shipping containers, pallets and bottles, recycled iron and aluminum, old train rails, recycled wood and more.

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October 19th, 2009

Prefab Home Idekit

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Located up the side of a hill in St. Adele, Northwest of Montreal, this steel, prefab home has been built from seven shipping containers, which are insulated by 5” of Soya urethane insulation and wooden cladding.

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October 7th, 2009

Container Homes IC Green

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These prefab homes, studios and cabanas are constructed from steel shipping containers. These recycled clear-span, 20” steel box frames, are delivered by truck and lifted in place by crane or forklift. Models range from a small guest house or studio to a three bedroom house with two full baths, organized around a central courtyard.

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July 30th, 2009

Container Drop House

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This modern, prefabricated home is made from shipping containers. The units surround a central area, and like a satellite they spread out, expanding the master volume.

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July 27th, 2009

Container Zigloo Domestique

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See what you can do with eight used shipping containers stacked on a residential lot; Keith Dewey constructed his own prefab home by combining standard containers with style and design.

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June 28th, 2009

Container Conhouse

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The Conhouse (container + house) offers the benefits of mobility, modularity and prefabrication in customized, small-size housing container units. The Conhouse can grow or contract depending on the actual spatial needs of its occupants so you could enjoy it as a weekend home in the mountains or an urban rooftop apartment.

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June 21st, 2009

Prefab All Terrain Cabin

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The All Terrain Cabin (ATC) is a small prefab home based on a structure of a standard ISO shipping container and outfitted with Canadian design and technology – A traveling showcase venture by a collective of designers and businesses to raise international awareness of Canadian design and ingenuity.

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May 21st, 2009

Container Home Studio 320

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Located on a riverside plot, this prefab home is made from two 20′ shipping containers, which are slid past one another by 6 feet.

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May 14th, 2009

Container Surfshack Home

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This prefab container home is made from one 20′ shipping container that has two doors. It can be used as a weekend home for the beach or as a forest retreat.

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This prefabricated cabin in the woods is made from two 20” used shipping containers. It’s an independent project by two very talented brothers, Paul and Scott Stankey, from northern Minnesota.

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