What is a shipping container home?
A shipping container home is a living unit made from steel shipping containers, which are available in two sizes: 20 feet by 8 feet or 40 feet x 8 feet: The 20-foot containers are 160 square feet, while the 40-foot shipping containers offer 320 square feet of living space. You can use these containers as a standalone home or personal office, or you can combine multiple containers to create a multilevel residence.
Shipping container homes are getting popular as potential homeowners seek out alternative building solutions to the traditional multi-bedroom house, moreover refurbishing an old shipping container helps reduce the amount of used containers to go into landfill, which directly reducing the carbon emission in the market. Usually are common for people who have a big piece of land and they would like to build something on top of it, either as a holiday home, or a space for their family and relatives.
Pros of Shipping Container Home in Malaysia
Cost effective to build
Quick to build
Durable build quality
Cons of Shipping Container Home in Malaysia
Obtaining license and permit
So, if you want to build or procure your very own shipping containers home in Malaysia, be sure to have a heads up of all the criteria above. It is a new concept in Malaysia, but given the time and technology, it will soon become an alternate option to inflation of property prices not so long in the future.