Modular Movable Container Homes
Sapna Malge, Prajwal Khurde, Sushant Totare, Nikunj Tiwari, D.W.Gawatre
Shipping Container, design parameters, Modular, Residential
Shipping Containers have been viewed as prefabricated modular units for various architectural applications, especially for housing. For project housing , shipping container can serve as ready to modulate prefabricated units that can be assembled quickly on site and disassembled and reused somewhere else after the project is over. The retired cargo containers can be up cycled through architectural intervention and used for housing purpose. Thus, it reduces environmental impact of steel container by extending its useful life A modular container house built from shipping containers makes a fantastic addition to your property. There are a number of good reasons why you might be thinking about adding a guest house, after all. Perhaps you often have family and friends visiting, and need additional room or just a more private space for longer-term guests. Or maybe you’re an empty nester, and now that you’re kids have moved out, you’re thinking of downsizing and renting out your main house while you live in what would otherwise be the guest cottage in your backyard. Some of you are probably even thinking entrepreneurially and planning to generate some extra income with Airbnb or other platforms as a host of short term rentals. Regardless of your reasoning, using a shipping container as the basis for a modular container house is something you should strongly consider. It is often cheaper and more flexible than a conventional home addition while still giving the extra space you need. If you’ve been looking at how to go about building a guest house on your property, this article is for you. We’ll go over many of the pros and cons and then let you decide if using shipping containers is a good fit for your situation.
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1

Page(s): 480 - 483
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