Port-a-bach is a product from atelierworkshop, a New Zealand firm:
Our architecture seeks to reveal the landscape and the environment through innovation and common sense....
Without compromising on design, we put priority on finding sustainable solutions.
The holiday home concept is built in a standard shipping container:
- high-level finish,
- designed to be environmentaly clean
- comparatively inexpensive,
- comfortably sleeps two adults and two children.
- immediate, flexible and long-term solution that enables you to use your land without investing in a permanent property commitment,
- quick and easy transportation (via truck or helicopter) and installation to any orientation with minimal impact on site,
- unfolding to create a living space and refolding to create a secure unit for in situ storage or relocation.
Additional features include:
- fully enclosed exterior steel shell (when folded up).
- appointed with large internal storage cupboards and shelves / stainless steel kitchen and fittings / bathroom with open shower, sink, composting toilet.
- interior fabric screen system gives the versatility of creating rooms within the large open living space :includes bunk beds, double bed room, dressing room, kitchen and bathroom
- exterior canvas screen system allows to shelter the deck area for comfortable indoor/outdoor flow and living.
- 6 concrete footings form a stable, non-invasive 'foundation', allowing you to situate the unit on a wide range of ground conditions.
Be sure to check out the video of the home unfolding on their site.
Materialicio.us likes the home and Shedworking explains the term 'bach.'
bedrooms: "sleeps two adults and two children"
how: shipping containers