Older containers are increasingly being used to build houses
French architect Patrick Partouche has completed construction of single family homes, using eight containers. This project was built in the town of Lille, France. The house has turned out a very comfortable and spacious, the total area of 208 square meters of dwelling, meters.
From the huge windows offer magnificent views of the rural field. Original shutters, walls can turn the house into an impregnable fortress. In the case of leaving the owners, their refuge is fully protected. However, the owners of the house using these designs only to protect the interior from the sun.
For countries with cold climate, such containers could be ideal - but for warmer climates, these may turn into ovens, unless cooled at least twice than normal air conditioning of a house. However, despites the pros and cons, this is an innovative solution and could be intelligently applied.