Shipping Container House in Ringsend, Dublin 4, Ireland – Dublin Video



published: 2019-05-14 19:39:14

Shipping Container House in Ringsend, Dublin 4, Ireland. In this video, we bring you Ringsend Container House on Fitzwilliam Street, in Dublin 4, Ireland built with 7 Shipping Containers. Stay tuned to find out more about this modern container home. This quirky three-bedroom structure on Fitzwilliam Street, in Ringsend is a single family home made from 7 recycled shipping containers. The seven containers are stacked and aligned to create a two story home. When complete, the home will have three levels with the third story comprising of 4 containers making it an 11 shipping container home with 158 square meters of habitable space. The ground floor has got three containers with the remaining space serving as an entrance porch. The house has a side entrance to the ground floor that features an open-plan kitchen and dining room that will also be the family’s living space until the build is fully complete. The open plan living room has cozy lounge space with a sofa seats. There is an intimate dining space with a bench seating configurations. The dining area extends outdoors to a secluded outdoor seating space furnished with black painted vintage steel furniture. A simple plywood square spiral staircase leads up to the first floor level of the house. There three double bedrooms on the first floor level. Each spacious room is illuminated by natural light with floor to ceiling glass panels, with clever blinds ensuring maximum privacy for guests.

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Project Summary
Architect: LiD Architecture
Contractor: Buildstruct
Location: Dublin 4, Ireland
Salient Features: open living, 3 bedrooms
Number of Shipping Containers used: 7
Habitable Space: 158+sqm
Completion Date: 2017
Info. Sources. irishtimes.com; lid-architecture.net; Eric Luke
Image Sources courtesy of: airbnb.com; Ruth Maria Murphy; Gareth Byrne

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  1. The rusty cor-ten steel exterior is interesting. What do you think?

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  2. Great video as always, I am loving this home. At first I thought it was an apartment building. It's interesting and unconventional to the banks, but it's something that makes it special and unique.

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  3. Does containers has any useful purpose in a hot climate countries? Also, is it better to cut off top metal roof, and replace it cooler roof, such as wood or tiles

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  4. This time around the design seems to be overkill and thrown together do to alot of redesign on sight plus materials used inside like plywood cabinets thrown together stairs look like a unfinished kit thrown together I wish the couple would have taken more time and not rushed it and it's not finished I would love to seen it all the way completed before they moved in I see where they are going with its design but less plywood 👍🏽👎🏽🤔🤔

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