Shipping containers houses are cool! They’re big uniform boxes that you can put things in and with a bit of elbow grease- turn into a livable space.
This hot trend of shipping container homes fulfills many design desires: living simply, lessening clutter, being environmentally conscious, building a home on a budget and the chance to do something totally modern and different that makes your jaws drop.
A new (second) home made in Portugal for a fair price.
4 containers house (made in Portugal)
How to build or buy a container home?
1. Buy a manual
This manual tells you the cheapest way to build a container home from start to finish. the manual teaches you all about the best materials and gives you professional designs. After reading this, no professional supplier can fool you anymore. This manual is a must have.
2. Buy a container to start
You can easily use an used container. The price of a used 40 feet container is more or less € 2,000.
+/- € 2.000
3. Prepare the container for living
Setting up a 1 unit container house costs around € 15.000. This amount is really the minimum. If you want a more luxurious container house, the costs are higher.
+/- € 15.000
4. You may need land or water
You probably need land or water to place your container house. The prices vary enormously per region.
- Step 1