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Completely Off-grid and Unadorned Container Home Custom-made from 2 Shipping Containers

 

The owners, who had been using an old Fleetwood trailer to sleep on site, requested San Francisco based architects, Yamamar to build their longstanding ideal weekend home in North California’s Mount Lassen. The intention is clear, a basic self-sustaining dwelling that fits into the natural forest for full enjoyment of the amazing wilderness. The result is this compact bespoke cabin home with one bedroom and a small kitchen, repurposed form 2 shipping containers.

The new cabin was built out with simple materials such as reclaimed Douglas fir panels on the flooring and walls. To generate power, a solar array was installed on the roof, but the home uses propane for most of its lighting and heating needs. The adjacent creek is the home’s natural source for fresh water.

The cabin was built off site, which greatly reduced the production costs and minimized any impact on the pristine woodland on site. The home can be entirely open on sides, bringing in ample fresh air and daylight, and the most incredible views into this unassuming cabin home.

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