Portable, Prefab & Recycled Cargo Container Home Plans


The Push Button House has gone through many design iterations, each impressive and fascinating in its own way. The first example featured here is more an interior room-in-the-box type design – portable, practical but primarily fun and versatile. It would make a great coffee stand or temporary outdoor shop space or even temporary on-the-go mobile home.


The more complex version of this cargo container building, shown below, comes complete with a kitchen, dining area, bedroom, living room and library – all constructed from recycled materials (including, of course, the shipping container shell of the structure itself).


The container house version has a hydraulic, computer-controlled system that automates the opening and closing process. It is designed as a potential exhibition space, disaster relief home or even potential permanent residence.This model likewise opens and closes at the push of a button – just don’t be trapped on the inside when it gets shut!

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