Houses, pools, Tiny House, you can do it all with a container!

When we think of a container, several things come to mind: a marine container or trash most of the time. On the other hand, the words house, pool and garden do not jump into our minds! If container homes become more democratic, These huge steel blocks can be used for many other purposes

Container houses, which are easy to build, have become a popular type of construction. It combines simplicity of construction with speed as well as the environment. All used containers are discarded from their original functionality, to Become modern homes. Recently, container baths, gardens and even small ones have appeared in private homes, but they have long been used for other functions …

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Container villages are nothing new! In 2010 the first U-city in a container was born in Le Havre… This Residence A Docks still has 100 students of 25 square meters each. The city of Le Havre, whose port is one of the largest in France (after Marseille) in terms of maritime transport, was a pioneer in this field.

Dwelling berths A: Residential containers. Image credit: Wikipedia / By Philippe Alès – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Swimming pool…

A new use enters the French construction scene with great fanfare: the swimming pool! Swimming pool construction often requires massive labor and the budget to match… With the container, the structure is delivered in one piece. And choose to make it an in-ground or above-ground pool!

And if we have yet container houses, container gardens or swimming pools?
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You should know that containers are not eternal when used to transport goods. Recycling it is not easy. So using this metal giant for construction is a really good idea.

Let’s stay in the beautiful city of Le Havre, Which also recycles containers in swimming pools. According to the France 3 Region website, the demand for container pools is increasing … 6 or 12 meters in length, they not only allow you to have a completely watertight pond, but their design also allows you to create space for storing all filtering devices. A mounted container pool costs around 20,000€ (delivered and installed) but you need a big garden!

How about a vegetable garden?

In France, Independent Living Base . has developed Innovative agricultural solution. In particular, a new form of urban farming. We all know the vegetable plots set up in the middle of the city to bring the vegetable garden back into the heart of the city. I imagined this independent living base squares in containers!

And if we have yet container houses, container gardens or swimming pools?
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Metal boxes use renewable energy to grow all kinds of plants. Currently, a container capable of producing about twenty plant species is being tested in Sartroville (78). It will also be an ideal ally for pollination …

We are so far away from the unusual container house that we introduced to you at the beginning of the year! $2.85 million for this mineral gem… a work of art made only from containers to be discovered here. In a few years it will be possible to live, dive and eat with just a few recycled containers… We love this idea!

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