An Affordable Green Container Home | Adorable Small House Design

An Affordable Green Container Home | Adorable Small House Design

Sarah House Utah is a small non-profit organization intent on creating affordable and sustainable housing for people on low incomes. Jeffrey White was inspired to found Sarah House Utah after witnessing an artist friend’s struggles to find suitable safe housing at low cost. The group would like to eventually build small communities of low-income housing using shipping containers, recycled or sustainable materials and volunteer builders. Sarah House is the first product of their efforts, serving as a prototype for future attempts.

White designed Sarah House and did much of the construction himself. His design uses two 8′ by 40′ containers placed side-by-side. The small wood-framed entry at the front bumps the floor plan up to 672 ft2 (62.4 m2). A roof supported by glulam beams was built on top to form wide overhangs, a covered entry porch in front and a larger porch or carport to the side. That allowed the metal container ceiling to be left exposed on the inside. The walls, however, were insulated and finished on the interior so the durable container walls could function as the exterior siding.

Photographs courtesy of Jeffrey White / Sarah House Utah. Via Tiny House Blog.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sarah-House-Utah/72517442758

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One thought on “An Affordable Green Container Home | Adorable Small House Design

  • October 16, 2017 at 7:53 pm
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    One of the best I've seen yet

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