The Austin Vacation Container Home

The Austin Vacation Container Home

This bright, spacious shipping container home was designed by Keith Lasseigne and made out of repurposed containers (you don’t need to buy all building materials new), to be used as a vacation getaway house.

You might recognize this house because it was featured on “Container Homes” by HGTV a while ago.

What does it take to build a shipping container house?

Building a container house may seem simple. Just connect two, three or however many used containers in a house. The final cost of the container house includes more than just a couple shipping containers, though, because naturally you need to arrange the containers and building site, and outfit the building for living.

The price of the package is important. But the price of the what’s in the shipping home is also important: doors, fittings, finishes, heating …

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