Shipping Container Home Designed For Sustainable Family Living

In this weeks episode, we explore this lovely family home which has been constructed using shipping containers. Named the South Coast Container House, this home has been sustainably constructed using four shipping containers and has also been extended to enclose communal spaces. At 95 square meters (1000 square feet) this home is capable of sleeping 10 people and has been divided into a main 85 square meter home, with an additional 15 square meter sleep-out made from a single 20ft shipping container.
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Homeowner Simon takes us through his home and shows us it’s many features, from the wonderful exposed shipping containers, though to the externally insulated walls for maximum thermal performance and the homes many sustainable features.
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Designed by architect Matt Elkan, this home has been designed with efficiency, performance and budget in mind. The idea was to use shipping containers to create a wonderfully functional, healthy family home for a reasonable budget.
Enjoy the full video tour of this beautiful container home. For more information, you can find the South Coast Container Home on Instagram ( or on the architects website (
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Presented and Produced by: Bryce Langston
Camera: Bryce Langston & Rasa Pescud
Editing: Rasa Pescud
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  • Is 3500000 dollars a moderate cost ..

    jijstajijsta7 saatler önce
  • 15:33 That’s a clever shot.

    Foolish SpecialistFoolish Specialist16 saatler önce
  • I don't care for the bathroom.

    Jem HarperJem HarperGün önce
  • Think he was trying to apply for your job....😉🤔😆😆😆

    Shirley CarterShirley CarterGün önce
  • ADVICE - No more SALES PITCHES/listings on this channel, or i for one, won't watch it anymore.

    bella rojabella rojaGün önce
  • beutiful home but not tiny:)

    cem karahancem karahan2 gün önce
  • I love how simple and beautiful this house is... I would really love to live in that space. ❤️❤️❤️

    Rob BrantRob Brant3 gün önce
  • Nyumba nzuri sana nimeipenda kuanzia muonekano hadi mpangilio wa ndani .....

    esther paulesther paul3 gün önce
  • the people who own tiny houses are the simplest people and have the most beautiful minds. they appreciate nature and are fully aware of the bad influence of the materialistic world.

    laotwins Adventurelaotwins Adventure4 gün önce
  • Too much talking

    Ankur MeenaAnkur Meena5 gün önce
  • Container house is an ideal element to beat zombie - demic...

    Glycerine MarieGlycerine Marie6 gün önce
  • Love how the metal and the wood look together! Also, how he utilized the slope to make a step down area.

    Joey GarciaJoey Garcia6 gün önce
  • $350k AUD = $242k USD

    Joey GarciaJoey Garcia6 gün önce
  • I can say wow this one is also lovely and beautiful tiny house

    Corine créaCorine créa7 gün önce
  • Meeting Bryce and talking to him he's so happy he would put you in a good mood

    AnnaghAnnagh7 gün önce
  • i echo you really a fab. design

    Karen HallKaren Hall9 gün önce
  • I thought about using shipping containers but had not seen a home built I liked until now!! Beautiful job ... Are the blueprint plans available?

    Tree AlphaTree Alpha9 gün önce
  • I Love this show!! One thing I can’t get over is the kangaroos shown here and there. 😂. Living in northern US we have bunnies and squirrels and if we are lucky deer and bears (and such). I love seeing a squirrel or bunny but imagining a kangaroo outside my window blows my mind 🤩😂

    Lizz DoeLizz Doe10 gün önce
  • Earthship or Container Home??? I can't decide which one is the best to live in on permanent basis...

    Emet Lokhem IsraelEmet Lokhem Israel11 gün önce
  • This place is unique but needs something to warm it up a bit. Something is missing, I'm just not sure what

    Balayla AhmadBalayla Ahmad11 gün önce
  • A beautiful mid-century modern inspired contemporary container house. Great taste, inspiring execution.

    Engin KorkmazEngin Korkmaz11 gün önce
  • Hermoso

    Mortizia LilaMortizia Lila12 gün önce
  • This is certainly an ingenious house design. But something creeps me out about the owner. And that sad kids bedroom looks like army bunks. The house needs some comfy lounge chairs on the deck or something to make it look less sterile and militaristic.

    Steven ReichertSteven Reichert14 gün önce
  • This tiny houses innovation let people think about the future and other ideas, more sustainable and environment friendly and cost effectness are huge.

    tirzha prinslootirzha prinsloo14 gün önce
  • it's absolutely awesome. it's like heavens.

    Karatas KemalKaratas Kemal14 gün önce
  • Interior Design is terrible looks cheap

    Jennifer GrahamJennifer Graham15 gün önce
  • Love the clothes' hanger!

    LOVE, LyzzaLOVE, Lyzza15 gün önce
  • This is so clever!! 💜

    LOVE, LyzzaLOVE, Lyzza15 gün önce
  • Love the japanese vibe outside! This is beautiful!

    LOVE, LyzzaLOVE, Lyzza15 gün önce
  • This home is a master piece, blended with concepts of sustainability and minimalistic living. Well done!

    Nilesh PrakashNilesh Prakash15 gün önce
  • This is BEAUTIFUL!! Inspiring!! But what about screens- bugs??? Solar??

    tailwaggintailwaggin16 gün önce
  • Wow no knickknacks no pictures no mirrors no children’s artwork - No sign of a family living there. I don’t know if that’s just the hallmark of minimalist living or very controlling parental influence. Beautifully constructed but a little cold and sterile.

    Sinbio MonetSinbio Monet17 gün önce
  • Very nice! but ¿and security?

    dAniel c.L.dAniel c.L.17 gün önce
  • True beauty

    Damini PatelDamini Patel17 gün önce
  • the 60s commune for 2020. Love it! :)

    Mark McMinnMark McMinn18 gün önce
  • Yes I would have to agree it is a beautiful design home

    Veronica WoodardVeronica Woodard18 gün önce
  • When you go through everything the architect told you about the house..

    Anne NielsenAnne Nielsen18 gün önce
  • ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

    Haze PadenHaze Paden18 gün önce
  • A conscious eco friendly family, so heartening to see! I'll bet their children are thoughtful, kind and intelligent as well.

    Anita VirginilloAnita Virginillo19 gün önce
  • A great deal of the home lies outside the containers. They didn't let the narrow structures contain, ahh, um, constrain them.

    david daviddavid david19 gün önce
  • I'm seeing a lot of Joe Biden ads lately.

    david daviddavid david19 gün önce
  • 0:52 Bottom Right, It was too tempting

    Crimson XCrimson X20 gün önce
    • I’m such a child

      Crimson XCrimson X20 gün önce
  • The more I watched videos from this channel...the more craziest I'm on loving tiny house...

    Mr. AzBeastMr. AzBeast22 gün önce
  • I love the home but I’m not going to lie the guy explaining it all just really gets on my nerves

    xxaxx ajaxxxaxx ajax22 gün önce
  • The container doors remind me of hurricane shutters

    nicole springernicole springer22 gün önce
  • I absolutely love this channel, I discovered it and can’t stop watching........👍 love watching your show, don’t stop making these they’re great

    California1961California196123 gün önce
  • 😊👏❤️thank you.

    rosario larionrosario larion27 gün önce
  • Wow. I like the guys mindset on living simple but bit too simple.. he shares good knowledge and wisdom but comes across quite boring ha love the shower bit and the hammock 🤩 feel bad for the kids though they must want their own rooms

    Real DealReal Deal28 gün önce
  • Bro I want your home design really and I am very much happy if you do .

  • BEST DESIGN and brilliant use of an existing structure,,,,,,,,,,,, but australian building standards so unachievable on a budget ,council DAs ,etc etc and australian builders in states like NSW VIC QLD are very overpriced AND OUTDATED ,All in all contract price make this particular build out of the reach on smaller budgets ,this i believe MAKES NO SENCE IN USING CONTAINERS AS THE MAIN BUILDING STRUCTURE WHEN ALL COSTS ADDED THIS WAY AND THUS DRACONIAN IN CONCEPT,as "PRICE"is on the top THREE concerns in any build using a shipping container.howerver if you have money to burn or want to build with shipping containers and want to show off industrial use in architecture great .

    L&DaeroL&DaeroAylar önce
  • Wow

    Alan MossAlan MossAylar önce
  • LOVE this home design!! Shocked at the price though, seems quite expensive.

    lynwill65lynwill65Aylar önce
  • Shipping containers are not ecologically friendly and you really should not be promoting them as such

    tubertuberAylar önce
  • Great house. No closets.

    Bill ProtzmannBill ProtzmannAylar önce
  • I absolutely love how the shipping container is celebrated and elevated. This space is really luxurious. Going tiny or small or just sustainable are all great steps to helping this planet.

    Jillian MJillian MAylar önce
  • The design is amazing and I get that they want to be minimalists, but it felt so cold and empty ... it wouldn't hurt to put a little bit of a warm touch here and there with some art, color and objects, in my opinion. But I loved the design a lot!

    Dark ShaliDark ShaliAylar önce
  • The average price of a tiny houses is 100,000 in this part of the world (a tiny house for 2 people) and this guy spent 350,000 for a 9 sleep house. I dont find it expensive plus all the construction has a reduced footprint.

    Kristie VenegasKristie VenegasAylar önce
  • Ok I'm sold, this is such a great design

    David EdwardsDavid EdwardsAylar önce
  • Hi Bryce and Rasa, great stuff! Just wondering if you have any updates on how this home fared in the NSW bushfires?

    Miranda JMiranda JAylar önce
  • I'm enjoying watching all of your video featuring tiny houses. This video, can I ask for the floor plan? If it's ok. So nice that I'm inspired to build my own tiny house for my family. So cool☺️.

    Laica Lyn PerezLaica Lyn PerezAylar önce
  • This definitely is my style of living - minimalist and industrial. It really is one of the best tiny houses I have seen on this channel.

    Shiraz ChanawalaShiraz ChanawalaAylar önce
  • Looked into it for the US. Got a quote of $500,000 for a container home... literally 4 containers with some stuff inside lol

    Ronan BRonan BAylar önce
  • Simple design, neat space, stunning surrounding, beautiful living… I would love to volunteer to perfectly suit that guest house. :)

    Health GlowsHealth GlowsAylar önce
  • This is the best shipping container house I've ever seen!

    Joshua RoadsJoshua RoadsAylar önce
  • Simplesmente Supimpa. Parabéns pela casa e muito mais pela linda família. Agua na boca.

    Mauricios TecMauricios TecAylar önce
  • Can we download the floor plan?

    junax 1919junax 1919Aylar önce
  • Beautiful with a beauty price tag.

    Transfiguration YahTransfiguration YahAylar önce
  • This makes no sense to me. I love the shipping container option but if they are just going to be within a bigger structure and simply separate rooms, how are they more sustainable than dropping in normal walls? This seems solely about form over function and I don't see the point in the containers.

    Maddy GraysonMaddy GraysonAylar önce
  • 350k australian dolars, how much us dollar is that?

    Ricardo PerroneRicardo PerroneAylar önce
  • With the size of the main home...... is it the same price to just build a 1 floor home with big windows then?? I still dont know if shipping container homes are cheaper than building a home.

    AnotherSolaceAnotherSolaceAylar önce
Shipping Container Home Designed For Sustainable Family Living