Shipping Container House for Artist is a Modern Shelter in France

Shipping Container House isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, When you think of the French countryside? This shipping container house is a modern shelter for a writer and artist who sculpts wood and metal.

Container House Designed by Spray Architecture and Gabrielle Vella-Boucaud, Located in Meuse, France, on the 1,184 square-foot size, in French countryside.

Artist’s Shipping Container House.

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Container Homes:

After years of traveling around the world, the owner wanted a place or home, that was inspired by all of the elements that have influenced her life and work. The 1,184-square-foot container home, designed by Spray Architecture and Gabrielle Vella-Boucaud, was built on a serene hillside.

It was dubbed Un Dernier Voyage – “a final journey” in French. An artistic soul finds liberty in different aspects of house design. Its interiors boast a flexible floor plan and invite natural light deep inside.

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Basic Planning Features of Artist’s Container House:

  1. The bedrooms of this shipping container house, in the middle of the house planning, overlook the rural landscape.
  2. Sculptures decorate the home inside and out spaces.
  3. Two terraces, one covered, offer a variety of outdoor possibilities.
  4. A separate shipping container acts as the artist’s workshop.

The designers of shipping container house say; that Un Dernier Voyage “echoes the long travels made by the containers given up by shipping companies.” We say that sounds like a pretty good place to end up.

Ref : Photos by Jelena Stajic; illustrations by Thibaut Rassat.

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