Shipping containers offer a modular and durable set of building blocks of which to develop your home from. They can be bought either new or used at relatively low cost.
Many people are considering modular construction when embarking on a new home or light commercial building project. Modular construction has evolved by leaps and bounds over the past decades, gone are the days of modular construction being simply another name for trailers. Today when a modular construction project is completed most people would be hard pressed to tell the difference between a modular building and a ”stick built” building.
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This incredibly affordable modular container home is designed for customization, Something the designer wanted so that the owner would have some choices if need be. The container homes are made to store and retain heat conserving energy and can be modified to include a balcony and interior configurations.
This is the Ecopod. A smaller but energy-eco-efficient way for a homeowner to get away from the crazy things in the world. This shipping container home is easily transported and secure plus safe enough to leave in remote areas for longer periods of time. Every single Ecopod derives its power by an 80-watt solar panel, the flooring is made with rubber used from recycled tires and insulated with a soy-based product for the cold.
A mobile home lacks the hardy construction of an all-steel shell and the stackabilty of the engineered container building block. Whereas the mobile home is rather dangerous in a high wind-speed storm, the container home is more than strong enough to withstand the high pressure. Buildings constructed out of shipping containers have a modern building block feel to them, often reminding an observer of an oversized Lego structure.
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