Shipping Container Home Designed For Sustainable Family Living

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In this weeks episode, we explore this lovely family home which has been constructed using shipping containers. Named the South Coast Container House, this home has been sustainably constructed using four shipping containers and has also been extended to enclose communal spaces. At 95 square meters (1000 square feet) this home is capable of sleeping 10 people and has been divided into a main 85 square meter home, with an additional 15 square meter sleep-out made from a single 20ft shipping container.
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Homeowner Simon takes us through his home and shows us it’s many features, from the wonderful exposed shipping containers, though to the externally insulated walls for maximum thermal performance and the homes many sustainable features.
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Designed by architect Matt Elkan, this home has been designed with efficiency, performance and budget in mind. The idea was to use shipping containers to create a wonderfully functional, healthy family home for a reasonable budget.
Enjoy the full video tour of this beautiful container home. For more information, you can find the South Coast Container Home on Instagram ( or on the architects website (
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Camera: Bryce Langston & Rasa Pescud
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joshua lee
joshua lee Prije dan
my only problem with this is the dust collection in between the walls of the valleys of the wall with the baseboard of the container its self... surely u coulda used spare wood for the project n blocked that...
Sqoou Too
Sqoou Too Prije dan
Try priming the interviewees so they don't squeak their inflections. I hate when people talk liKE THIS. Every sentence goes up at tHE END.
Dominik Fath
Dominik Fath Prije 2 dana
Ich baue so etwas in Deutschland mit ein paar Verbesserungen
canadianroot Prije 3 dana
If shipping containers are inherently cold/hot, seasonally, and (at least in terms of this one) require such modifications, why use them at all? Couldn't this just as easily have been made from recycled wood/other materials without all the extra hassle/cost? As someone who doesn't have in-depth knowledge of the entire process, I'd welcome feedback. Edit: I wrote that at the beginning of watching this. In terms of this one, it almost seems as though the shipping containers have had parts of them repurposed into other areas of the house. As for straight-up shipping container houses, my original query remains.
Dr. Banter
Dr. Banter Prije 4 dana
350K for a Shipping Container home with crap isolation??. He sold it so hard, and the price is so high, its like fraud. he bought his windows from a CARBON POSITIVE Company? wtf
Dr. Banter
Dr. Banter Prije 4 dana
So CHINA, is undertaking THE GREATEST URBANIZATION HOUSING PROJECT ever attempted in human history, whole cities built 10-15 years in advance before public need, and Australia is moving toward...... shipping containers. hmmmmm. WOW, and look how proud they are too.
Carrie Prije 7 dana
Its good they incorporated all these guest bedrooms into their eco home because as their children get older , they will need them. Two bunks beds in the same room only work when they are small. Eventually the guest rooms will have to be given to their kids when they are older and want the privacy. I see guestrooms turned into bedrooms in their foreseeable future lol. Other than that, love this home. I love to see one designed to accomodate families because they are rare. Unless you do something like this, like put a bunch of shipping containers together, most tiny homes cannot accommodate more than a couple. Even the large capacity ones aren't really big enough if you have children...too privacy for anybody.
Gabriel Fischer
Gabriel Fischer Prije 7 dana
The guy who owns the house is like that group leader on a class presentation who is confident to answer all the questions from the teacher. 🤷🏻‍♂️😂
Bmo Baby
Bmo Baby Prije 8 dana
B H Prije 8 dana
240,000 USD. You done bumped your head. I would not of told anyone that.
Green Prije 8 dana
Am I missing something? The main bedroom 2 people, kids room 4 people cause of damned bunk beds and 2 people in the guest pod. That's only 8 and that's because of the bs kids room that I'd consider 2. I could agree that it could comfortably house 4 adults and 2 kids. Or 4 adults and 4 kids. Still not 10 though. I don't think 4 kids in a room like that is very nice, looks like it would be cramped. Where do they get 10?
Rc665 Prije 8 dana
A lot of these homes he goes to don’t even look like they’re lived in.
77Tadams Prije 10 dana
I love the home. 350,000 is quite a lot of money...but all the details and the location probably have a play in all of it with the structural codes they followed...probably could do it for cheaper though if you did a lot of it yourself.
Mark Weinstock
Mark Weinstock Prije 12 dana
I live in South Florida Fort Lauderdale area with climate change and the increased frequency of these super powerful category 4 and 5 hurricanes like this past Dorian I feel its only a matter of time till one of these monsters directly hit my area and taking down my house. I'm looking for a some kind of a hurricane proof solution. I would consider selling my house and getting one of these for peace of mind. Anyone have a better solution?
Kim Texas
Kim Texas Prije 14 dana
videodudetv Prije 14 dana
$350k for a bunch of ugly corrugated metal boxes? Pass. You'll lose on your ROI.
Chante Payton
Chante Payton Prije 14 dana
Can I just say this is awesome. I would love him or his team to design me a tiny house like this . He has an open concept in the tiny house. How did he pull that off. Just love it. Design well. Love all the natural light from the windows/sliding doors etc . Overall just beautiful😍
Sobia Asad
Sobia Asad Prije 14 dana
David Chandler
David Chandler Prije 15 dana
350k just for the build no property is quite alot
Be Wise
Be Wise Prije 15 dana
Can you cover the total building cost and developers for those who are actually looking to contact the builders?
Sara Kapoor
Sara Kapoor Prije 15 dana
I am in love with this home 😍
Diah Nimas Indreswari
Diah Nimas Indreswari Prije 15 dana
how to maintain the heat when it's summer? i mean, container is metal, i'm afraid the heat can be overwhelming.. do any of you have the answer and help me, please?
Kanghee Lee
Kanghee Lee Prije 16 dana
I may sound cynical, but it always seems only wealthy people can afford to escape from the urbanized world, which is what their ambition is responsible for creating in the first place.
Konita Sasraku
Konita Sasraku Prije 18 dana
Absolutely stunning!! 😳❤ // did your bedrooms have doors? I didn't see any.
WindiGreens Prije 18 dana
This looks about perfect for me except I'd change four main things: mine wouldn't be made of shipping containers; the master bedroom would be larger with a door and a deck you walk out on; the guest room would be larger and would include a kitchen; and the clothes in the rooms would be hidden inside closets rather than hanging openly. Outside of those four things, this house would be perfect.
jadou88 Prije 18 dana
working with less what a LOAD OF BS its a huge house fucking liberals
David Carroll
David Carroll Prije 20 dana
It looks so stale..
Tricky 1766
Tricky 1766 Prije 20 dana
Love this home but really a $350,000 home would be much nicer than this , Why not buy a home instead? What money are u saving ?
Deirdri-ann Collins
Deirdri-ann Collins Prije 20 dana
I watched this everyday I'm thinking about getting my own tiny house
Celeste Alvarez
Celeste Alvarez Prije 20 dana
Such nice people in these houses all the time... Fits the houses!
Ryo Saeba
Ryo Saeba Prije 20 dana
Doesn't resemble container anymore and the flexibility of prefabrication.
monamoonz1 Prije 21 dan
My most favourite home so far
Diane Morgan
Diane Morgan Prije 21 dan
Sorry...but that owner's voice & constant "whiny" inflections, are severely annoying. Love your show, Bryce....sadly, this owner sounds like a shyster salesman, on the con, with a really bad vocalization. Couldn't finish
Sarah Meza
Sarah Meza Prije 21 dan
This is awesome and so cozy i would love a home like this
Zeddi Mwai
Zeddi Mwai Prije 21 dan
This channel is so interesting and addictive
LAUGH LORDZ Prije 21 dan
This is the best container home i have seen so far
Patrick Liew
Patrick Liew Prije 21 dan
Michael Woodward
Michael Woodward Prije 24 dana
Narilyn Baylon
Narilyn Baylon Prije 25 dana
I really love the idea of shipping container house. It has so much advantage; cost, repurposing containers and durability.
cinnamonstar808 Prije 25 dana
i dont like it .... past the porch😌
Patriciah Kariuki
Patriciah Kariuki Prije 25 dana
Is there a way I can get this design? I need it to build my tiny house here in Kenya. I have been a fan of your shows for two years now and since my partner and I decided to move in together...we are on a tight budget and need a low cost home which will be permanent...
techi abik
techi abik Prije 25 dana
The owner is so informative about his work. And the anchor is so enthusiastic and supporting it's so nice to see this.
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So, the loo in the guest pod has a "wet room", eh? A bit tough to shower and get the whole look wet, I dare say ...
Jean-pierre Izart
Jean-pierre Izart Prije 26 dana
Best house of the chanel
Manuel Adriano
Manuel Adriano Prije 28 dana
Nc accent mate
John Matze
John Matze Prije 28 dana
A lovely holiday house but less home.
Helen Bennett
Helen Bennett Prije 28 dana
Who knew chrome was toxic?
Pon Pon Production
Pon Pon Production Prije 28 dana
non asian people likes their houses with big windows. they are never afraid of scary things that might peek them at night xD or...during the day lol
Krishnendu as
Krishnendu as Prije 29 dana
Beautiful... I would like to have this unique home....
starhit Prije mjesec
This container home is my favorite very simple and minimalist great channel thanks for sharing!!👍😃
emma Prije mjesec
lovely concept -- looks more like a hostel or airbnb than a home tho
HomeOf laughterz
HomeOf laughterz Prije mjesec
Wow great job man,I love it
Star of Eden
Star of Eden Prije mjesec
Very nice
Charley Young
Charley Young Prije mjesec
Its larger then many I wonder if that counts in terms of the tiny home.
Susan M
Susan M Prije mjesec
This is the goldilocks house. Not too big, not too small. In considering building a small home for myself, I had been thinking 800sq ft would be the right size .If your brother-in-law is an architect and the king of built-ins. 600 sq ft looks perfectly spacious. I love the inverted corner window with a big overhang to cut down on direct sun. It's a great feature for a hot sunny climate. This comment was meant to go on the wabi-sabi episode. HRvid autoplayed while I was typing.
Jamie Coughlin
Jamie Coughlin Prije mjesec
Outstanding! This guy and Gordan Ramsay would make a great engineering company! His ideas but Gordan's enthusiasm to get shit done quickly.. Hands down beautiful!
Marc Lamparter
Marc Lamparter Prije mjesec
This is the kids room: they are training for Westpoint.
shahriar hasan
shahriar hasan Prije mjesec
Tinny lovely house with lovely family. Thanks for this awesome video
jacob bey
jacob bey Prije mjesec
I'm concerned about his wife getting out of the hammock; one bad step and she can fall on the ground and hurt herself
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