Working on this cracking live/studio shipping container/shed unit at moment

Here’s a sneak preview of a design going in for planning next week. An artists studio and live unit. Taking a cue from the container home recently constructed by RIPPLE Container Homes; this living and artist’s studio unit is a contemporary take on the traditional Irish barn and ‘long’ cottage:

8 thoughts on “Working on this cracking live/studio shipping container/shed unit at moment

  1. I’m working on a container project in San Francisco right now and am completely shocked at how much the container retrofit costs. I don’t think I would go down this route again.

    1. Hi Mark

      Yes this is my worry too which I’ve mentioned with client. There was a container on Grand Designs here that was cut so much and had so much supporting steel inserted you wondered why they just didn’t build a steel frame from the beginning.

      I’ll pass on your experience too.

      Mark

      1. Hi Mike

        Council refused it due to percolation and out of context, went to appeal and still refused. Will never go to appeal again – waste of time

        Mark

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