Container homes

Discussion in 'Innovative Techniques' started by dinosaurck, 8th Feb, 2015.

  1. SUNNYBILL

    SUNNYBILL Member

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    That's not how the City Of Joondalup see it. I spoke with a building inspector who advised you cannot use a sea container even if it is insulated and clad.
     
  2. Aaron Sice

    Aaron Sice Seldom Seen Kid

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    Well there's a hole the size of a B Double in that policy. So building surveyor or not, it still has to go thru planning. That's where the case is made.

    And one council doesn't make a statewide blanket ban.
     
  3. WilliamB

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    A great school friend of mine who happens to be an Architect has begun his own business doing just this.

    http://www.popblocks.com.au/

    In Brisbane of course but the one he did in Oxley looks awesome!
     
  4. Mr. Fabulous

    Mr. Fabulous Thought Criminal

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    Hi nhg, this sounds like a great idea and if you're interested in looking into it further, would be keen to see if it's viable.
     
  5. PJ1

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    I follow a Facebook page named humble homes which focuses on small homes some of which are modular . Might be an alternate to a shipping container.
     
  6. mikey investor

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    When I lived in London they had an awesome apartment block called "Container City".

    Targeted the artists etc.

    But they looked fantastic.