Designers raise the roof for spacious container tiny home

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The container home is constructed from a single shipping container that has been extended in height to make room for two lofts(Credit: Custom Container Living)

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We've reported on plenty of container-based homes over the years but here's one that really stands out thanks to its unusual styling. The unnamed dwelling is conceived as a non-towable tiny house and comprises a relatively roomy interior that includes a full-size bathroom.

Designed by Archie, Missouri-based Custom Container Living, the container home comprises a total floorspace of 312 sq ft (28 sq m) and is constructed from a single 40 ft (12 m) shipping container that has been extended in height by 30-in (76.2 cm) to make room for two lofts. The firm also removed a section from the end to create a front porch and cut spaces for the doors and windows.

Inside the home, there's a main living space which leads to a kitchenette. This includes a refrigerator, combo washer/dryer unit, dishwasher, and microwave. Finally, at the end of the home lies a generously-proportioned bathroom with a tub, shower, toilet, and sink with vanity unit.

Storage-integrated stairs reach the sleeping loft and another small loft lies at the other side of the home that can be used for storage.

The container home is clad in smart lap siding with cedar edging. Closed-cell foam insulation is installed, and heating and cooling comes from a Mitsubishi mini-split system.

This model is ready to hookup to the mains and comes pre-wired for TV, appliances, etc. Custom Container Living can also outfit it to run off-the-grid with a solar setup.

The container home will set you back US$47,000.

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