Cordell Container House: A Container House with 8′ Thick Walls

Designed for a speculative builder, this house reflects its owners’ personality. Cordell Container House is a house made from a container, designed by Robertson Design. The container is defined as 8′ thick walls, programmed with functions that fit in such a tight dimension.

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Cordell Container House 2

Cordell Container House 5

Cordell Container House 3

Cordell Container House 4

The container is defined as thick walls rather than as the house rooms. These “walls” are programmed with functions to fit in such a tight dimension like closets, a kitchen, and bathrooms. The primary space can be found in the center of a U-shaped arrangement of three containers.

A small guest is placed in the fourth container. This container also acts as a wall of the site, enclosing a small courtyard from the house.

 

Cordell Container House Gallery

 

Photography: Robertson Design

Karin Hoover

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci
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