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 (instagram.com/southcoastcontainer/) or on the architects website (www.mattelkanarchitect.com.au/south-coast-container-house).
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GB Est
GB Est 3 hours ago
This isn't tiny house.
Person B
Person B 8 hours ago
The dude uses 100 words to explain something he can do in 10 words... I would not want to have a conversation with this guy. Bryce kills it as always though!
Abel De los angeles
Abel De los angeles 18 hours ago
Thank you, I will use this designed to create my dream home!!
Matthew Harvey
Matthew Harvey 4 days ago
Great house, then I cringed at the price. It reminds me of the woman who turned a 757 airplane into a home. It's an awesome build though :)
Jonathan 4 days ago
Wow this home is absolutely amazing!
joshua lee
joshua lee 6 days ago
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 7 days ago
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 7 days ago
Ich baue so etwas in Deutschland mit ein paar Verbesserungen
canadianroot 8 days ago
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 9 days ago
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 9 days ago
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 12 days ago
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 cramped...zero privacy for anybody.
Gabriel Fischer
Gabriel Fischer 13 days ago
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 13 days ago
B H 13 days ago
240,000 USD. You done bumped your head. I would not of told anyone that.
Green 13 days ago
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 13 days ago
A lot of these homes he goes to don’t even look like they’re lived in.
77Tadams 15 days ago
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 17 days ago
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 19 days ago
videodudetv 19 days ago
$350k for a bunch of ugly corrugated metal boxes? Pass. You'll lose on your ROI.
Chante Payton
Chante Payton 19 days ago
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 20 days ago
David Chandler
David Chandler 20 days ago
350k just for the build no property is quite alot
Be Wise
Be Wise 20 days ago
Can you cover the total building cost and developers for those who are actually looking to contact the builders?
Sara Kapoor
Sara Kapoor 20 days ago
I am in love with this home 😍
Diah Nimas Indreswari
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 21 day ago
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 23 days ago
Absolutely stunning!! 😳❤ // did your bedrooms have doors? I didn't see any.
WindiGreens 23 days ago
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 24 days ago
working with less what a LOAD OF BS its a huge house fucking liberals
David Carroll
David Carroll 25 days ago
It looks so stale..
Tricky 1766
Tricky 1766 25 days ago
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
I watched this everyday I'm thinking about getting my own tiny house
Celeste Alvarez
Celeste Alvarez 26 days ago
Such nice people in these houses all the time... Fits the houses!
Ryo Saeba
Ryo Saeba 26 days ago
Doesn't resemble container anymore and the flexibility of prefabrication.
monamoonz1 26 days ago
My most favourite home so far
Diane Morgan
Diane Morgan 26 days ago
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 watching....lol
Sarah Meza
Sarah Meza 26 days ago
This is awesome and so cozy i would love a home like this
Zeddi Mwai
Zeddi Mwai 26 days ago
This channel is so interesting and addictive
LAUGH LORDZ 27 days ago
This is the best container home i have seen so far
Patrick Liew
Patrick Liew 27 days ago
Michael Woodward
Michael Woodward 29 days ago
Narilyn Baylon
Narilyn Baylon Month ago
I really love the idea of shipping container house. It has so much advantage; cost, repurposing containers and durability.
cinnamonstar808 Month ago
i dont like it .... past the porch😌
Patriciah Kariuki
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 Month ago
The owner is so informative about his work. And the anchor is so enthusiastic and supporting it's so nice to see this.
Why yes, I fart Rainbows!
15:22 -- Roos in the yard? Brilliant, Mate!
Why yes, I fart Rainbows!
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
Best house of the chanel
Manuel Adriano
Manuel Adriano Month ago
Nc accent mate
John Matze
John Matze Month ago
A lovely holiday house but less home.
Helen Bennett
Helen Bennett Month ago
Who knew chrome was toxic?
Pon Pon Production
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 Month ago
Beautiful... I would like to have this unique home....
starhit Month ago
This container home is my favorite very simple and minimalist great channel thanks for sharing!!👍😃
emma Month ago
lovely concept -- looks more like a hostel or airbnb than a home tho
HomeOf laughterz
Wow great job man,I love it
Star of Eden
Star of Eden Month ago
Very nice
Charley Young
Charley Young Month ago
Its larger then many I wonder if that counts in terms of the tiny home.
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