Red Painted Shipping Container House from San Antonio

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Today we will show you container house on today’s tour is from San Antonio, Texas, USA.

We hope that in the future, all homes will be built from energy-saving materials such as insulated panels or recycled steel.

Today, architects and civil engineers continue to test the practicality of using recycled shipping containers.

This house we show you today is designed by undergraduate students to San Antonio Alternative Housing Corp., a West Side San Antonio community agency. An experimental house developed together with.
The aim of this experiment was to build 4 houses with different structures and understand which of them is more sustainable. (San Antonio Alternative Housing Corporation (SAAHC) is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services for low and middle-income communities in the central Texas area.)

Different construction systems were used in four designs. Standard construction methods and materials were used, one for structural insulated panels (SIPs), another for autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) blocks, the third for recycled shipping containers, and for the fourth.

Let’s talk a little bit about our container house itself.
3 x 40FT shipping containers were used in the construction of this container house. 2 of them were placed side by side and the other was cut in half.
When we look at the exterior architecture of the house, we see a similar design, although it is not exactly ‘T’ shaped. No coating was used outside the house.
Pieces cut from the glass and window part of the house were used to build the roof. This made the house both more beautiful and the container appearance not spoiled.

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