Containers of Hope | $40,000 Costa Rican Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture

Containers of Hope | $40,000 Costa Rican Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture
Containers of Hope | $40,000 Costa Rican Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture Containers of Hope | $40,000 Costa Rican Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture Containers of Hope | $40,000 Costa Rican Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture
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Added On 2018 May 16
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Containers of Hope | $40,000 Costa Rican Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture. In today’s video we feature am amazing shipping container home built at an unbelievable budged of $40,000? Containers of Hope, Costa Rican Shipping Container House by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture. Containers of Hope is a shipping container home built for a Costa Rican couple who wanted to live debt free on their property outside of San Jose, Costa Rica. Containers of Hope project was built by a renowned architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe for an unbelievable cost of only $US 40,000. The Containers of Hope design is composed of two 40' shipping containers arranged parallel to each other and slightly set apart and sheared horizontally, to add interest to the floor plan and also make the house appear larger. The mid-section of the Containers of Hope house is fitted with an elevated lean-to roof above the roof of the shipping containers to create clerestory windows to enhance lighting and ventilation. Watch this video here: https://youtu.be/at_9e_K6qhU Our favorite design feature is the elevated roof in the midsection of the house. Let us know what you like about the house by posting in the comments below. If you like the video give it a thumbs up and feel free to share it. If you need further inspiration feel free to SUBSCRIBE and checkout our YouTube channel for our weekly videos on Amazing Design Ideas from Shipping Containers. Don’t forget to click on the bell to get notified whenever we post a new video. Thank you for your time and see you in the next video. Project Summary. Project Client: Gabriela Calvo and Marco Peralta Architect: Benjamin Garcia Saxe Location: San Jose, Costa Rica Salient Features: Open Plan Living, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom Number of Shipping Containers used: 2 Habitable Space: 1000 Square feet Completion Date: 2011 Cost of the Project: $40,000 Photographs courtesy of; Andres Garcia Lachner via archdaily.com