Living Large in a Modern Shipping Container Home Costing Only $40,000 BEAUTIFUL Inside
There are so many different types of tiny houses to choose from, whether it be a cob cottage, shipping container home, tiny cottage, beach shack, gingerbread house or gypsy vardo caravan, there's a tiny house to suite just about anyone. If you like tiny houses you'll want to take a look at these "Containers Of Hope Affordable Housing."
The Containers of Hope affordable housing unit, was designed by architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe. The tiny house was constructed from two 40 foot shipping containers, connected side by side, and split by a hallway with a raised ceiling. This clean and open design of the shipping container home, along with the brightness of the home’s many windows, creates an impression of spaciousness in the small, but incredibly functional home. The original shipping container house was built in 2011 for only $40,000, you will be amazed at how functional this small green home really is.
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The small house movement also known as the tiny house movement, is a famous description for the architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. In the United States the average size of new single family homes grew from 1,780 square feet in 1978 to 2,479 square feet in 2007, and to 2,662 square feet in 2013, despite a decrease in the actual size of the average family. Reasons for this include increased material wealth and prestige. The tiny house movement is a return to houses of less than 1,000 square feet. Frequently the distinction is made between small between 400 square feet and 1,000 square feet, and tiny houses that are less than 400 square feet, with some houses as small as 80 square feet. Downsizing to a tiny house is a great way to do away with large mortgages, hydro bills and all the stuff that goes into a large house, and a way to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
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