Container House Plan



Our Modern Minimalist Container House Plan is approximately 340 sq ft (gross area). We design it with a minimalist and tiny living in mind. Most of the furniture is built-in. We tend to use sliding doors that can always open all day to emphasize spaciousness. The design of this container house features a private sleeping area with a study nook, spacious bathroom with shower, large functional kitchen with a dining area, a seating area with sofa, and ample of storage space. It’s quite a steal considering its tiny size, isn’t it?

Material-wise, we tend to use light color scheme / finishes as white paint and light oak for the interior. If you want it to be homier and less industrial, we suggest to apply wood cladding on the exterior walls. Alternatively, you can use the original skin of the container and simply paint it. Both light and dark tones shall work.

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Interior / Exterior Material  Finishes

This modern minimalist container house plan also feels more spacious thanks to its seamless outdoor-indoor flow / layout. We provide a large outdoor patio on the front side, as well as a smaller deck on the back side next to kitchen. Both decks are with large sliding patio doors that you can leave open during the day. There is also a big window at the bedroom overlooking the landscape.

If you are hosting guests, the outdoor becomes a part of your home. We suggest to have an outdoor seating area with a fire pit for entertaining at the front.

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Simple and Affordable Structure

To build this small living unit, you would only need one 40’ x 8’ x 8’-6” container with a 1-side door opening. This type of container is pretty common and economical. You can either buy a second hand one or a brand new one, depending on availability and prices. This modern minimalist container house plan is suitable for a flat land. Simple foundation / footings or concrete slab system shall work.

Container Home Plan

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Starter Kit Packages

A Starter Kit is a Schematic / Conceptual Set of the original design, in .PDF file format (non-vector files). The set includes floor plans, roof plan, 4-side elevations, and building sections of the original design (no design modifications) at a smaller scale (A3 or ANSI B paper size). This set of schematic drawings will come with measurements/sizes, room annotations, basic area calculation, etc, so it will be useful if you want to know more about the design prior to buying the architectural House Plans (especially if you want to make changes). If you are interested in purchasing the schematic / conceptual set before ordering the blueprint / House Plan set, please order the Starter Kit through this link:

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House Plan Packages – Basic Plan Set (Original / Modified Design)

The blueprint / House Plan is available for purchase, either the original design or modified version. We can modify the architectural design and drawings to suit your needs. For example: reshape and resize the house so it can fit your land, rearrange the rooms and internal layout to fit your family needs and requirements, or modify the facade design, windows and roof.

The basic plan set is available in vector PDF and DWG/CAD formats and comes with the following items:

  • Floor Plans 
  • Roof Plan
  • 4-side Building Elevations
  • Building Sections (min. 2)
  • Exterior and/or Interior Rendering Images (min. 10 – 15 views)
  • A Non-Exclusive Personal Single Use License

Additional drawings and other architectural design services are available if needed; e.g. additional drawings such as foundation plan, electrical plans, ceiling plans, site plan, etc.

Costs to build the house per square foot varies depending on several factors. Usually you can use our basic house plan or drawing set to obtain an initial cost estimate from a local builder in your city / country. Furthermore, if you buy our house plans, you can always customize the original design and plans to suit your preferences and budget (e.g. change the layout and square footage, modify door-window types and sizes, change some architectural material finishes, etc).

If you are interested in purchasing the House Plan and want to get a quote / fee proposal from us, please fill out our Order Form via this link:

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We also offer architectural services to make custom / bespoke designs. If you would like to get a quote / estimates from us, please use this link to place an order:

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Please read our How It Works page for more details about our packages and typical project workflow. Please also visit Our Services and Products page to see the details and quality of our architectural drawings. If you want to estimate our design fees, please see our current Price List.



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