The Ecopod is a small and energy-efficient home design for on or off-grid living. Built from steel shipping containers, each Ecopod has a floor made from recycled car tires, walls insulated with a soy-based product and powered by an solar panel.
Today we venture down under to share a beautiful container home. Better Homes and Gardens from Australia teamed up with Richie to help make his dream come true. He lived in the city and …
Shipping Container Home
I want two general purpose 53-foot (16.15 m) containers, placed perpendicular to each other like this to create a courtyard in the middle. They are high-cubes, based on their 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m) ISO-standard height. Their width of 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m) makes them 6 inches (15 cm) wider than ISO-standard containers. These large boxes have 60% more capacity than standard-height 40-foot (12.2 m) containers Question: How far apart, 8 ft 6 in or 53 feet?