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400 Sq. Ft. ADA Shipping Container Tiny Home

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This 400 sq. ft. ADA shipping container tiny home was built by students at the Construction Careers Academy at Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas.

This is an ADA/Handicap accessible container home so it’s ready for anyone that needs a home that’s wheelchair-ready. Inside you’ll find a modern interior with stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, granite countertops, knotty pine cabinets, and more. The dimensions are 40′ x 13′ and the home is going on auction with a starting bid price of $36,000 as of May 16, 2015, at 11:00 AM (Update: sold). Learn more here.

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400 Sq. Ft. ADA Wheelchair-Friendly Shipping Container Tiny Home on a Foundation♿️👍

400 Sq. Ft. ADA Shipping Container Tiny Home

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  • Louise
    May 1, 2015, 10:15 am

    How much for this house?

    • Doris
      May 1, 2015, 1:06 pm

      If you read all three paragraphs of the article, the third article plainly says it’s up for auction, with a starting bid of $36,000. There you go. Happy bidding!

  • Julie J.
    May 1, 2015, 10:31 am

    What a lovely home for those of us who are disabled:) It’s nice to see see that we have finally been taken into consideration.

    • Lisa E.
      May 1, 2015, 1:48 pm

      I couldn’t agree with you more, Julie J.

  • Maria West
    May 1, 2015, 10:38 am

    I need one like this, thank you for showing this Alex. I’m in wheelchair and we are getting a 12×32 lofted garden shed to convert, it will take me a few years as I’m on disability and can only afford $200 a month but its my goal to build one myself.

    • Jan
      May 1, 2015, 11:31 am

      Please, Someone in Maria West’s Area needs to volunteer to help her build her Tiny home. ??? Thanks from the bottom of her heart I’m sure. Jan

      What is the loft for Maria? I am sure w/ Wheel chair, you cannot sleep up there??? Storage? Jan

    • Sally
      May 1, 2015, 1:27 pm

      A local veteran just converted a 12 X 36 shed into a nice, livable home. Based on his experience (he tried to rush it), he suggests taking your time, find out what works for you (if you want curtains or screens instead of walls$$) the best location for your kitchen and bath area, and AC and heat for your own needs. (As we saw with the featured home, sometimes it takes the “roll a mile in my wheelchair” view to know what actually works best.)
      My friend says he wishes he had not been so impatient, and had waited for qualified volunteer help with plumbing and wiring. He received material donations of insulation and wiring AFTER he had closed up the walls, and found a great sink for free after he paid for one.
      While it’s great to focus on the Destination, he advises everyone to Enjoy the Journey of creating your new home.

      • M
        May 1, 2015, 2:48 pm


        My mom always told to walk a mile in someone’s shoes. I like your spin on it as I have worked in the medical field.

    • M
      May 1, 2015, 2:46 pm


      Where in the West are you ? I would come help a little when you are ready.

      • Maria West
        May 1, 2015, 6:18 pm

        I live in Wellington Alabama. The shed will be used as my area, downstairs bedroom, garden tub, hubby can do whatever to loft. Everyone can walk out on me if they get mad, I can’t go anywhere without help. I need Maria’s space

    • Julie J.
      May 1, 2015, 6:55 pm

      Maria, I am in the same boat as you. I am on SSDI after working most of my life. It is near impossible to buy a home. My daughter lives with me. She goes to college full time, and works full time to help support us, bless her heart. When she graduates in a year and moves out, I don’t know what I will do. I am very scared. A tiny house would be perfect as it would keep the cost of utilities down. The main problem would be coming up with a down payment. Also, from what I understand it is near impossible to get financing for a tiny house. It’s so disheartening to know that I have worked all of my younger years, and my adult years, and now that I am disabled, I don’t make enough to support myself. I’m ashamed to say this, but I am crying tears of frustration as I write this. My daughter said that she would stay at home after college, but I would never do that to her. She needs to start her own life. I’m sorry for this post. It’s just that what you said about about being disabled and trying to afford a tiny house really hit home with me. I wish you the best Maria:)

      • BrownLuster
        May 2, 2015, 5:59 pm

        Julie J….
        Please don’t feel the need to apologize for your post. I for one one understand your feelings. I took care of my Grandmother (Ma) until she passed away in 2011 and it was the most rewarding thing ever in life for me to do as my Grandparents raised me as thier own (when thier own son & my bio-egg donor abandoned me at thier doorstep) from the age of 2 and I deemed it an honor to return the Love & effort. You can best believe that you are not a burden to your daughter, particularly after working hard all of her life and seemingly raised her well.

        You daughter sounds like a smart cookie for wanting to stay with you after she graduates. It sounds like it would be a WIN-WIN for the both of you as I did the exact same thing for both of my Grandparents but particularly for my Ma after my Granddaddy passed away in 2001. I worked full-time + went to college part-time and earned both by Bachelors & Masters degrees. I paid all the utility bills, food & home essentials while my grandparents paid the house taxes, house insurance & we all chipped-in for home upgrades. Thank GOD thier home was paid off because it afforded all of us the opportunity to save money and take care of each other.

        Please allow your daughter to stay at home with you for a little while after she graduates as it can be rewarding financially for the both of you, especially if your daughter has student loans to pay off…it may be cheaper for her to stay home for a while before getting out there on her own. As well, check & see if your health insurance will pay for a home health aide and check with your Area Agency on Aging as they provide Meals on Wheels, transportation to Dr. visits, Adult Day Care or Home Care giving & Visiting Dr. & Nurse assistance for handicap individuals for free if you qualify. I most certainly used both of those avenues to help me while I took care of of my Ma. I will be praying for you Julie J…with GOD’s grace & blessing, your tiny or small ADA home will be a reality one day soon!! (^_^)

      • BrownLuster
        May 2, 2015, 6:06 pm

        *Correction to my post. My cellphone’s autocorrect sucks. Lol*
        My Grandfather passed away in 1991…not 2001.

      • Ali
        November 5, 2015, 9:01 pm

        Where are you? I feel for you, and I really understand about working in your younger years and then being disabled. If you are in the NW of the country I could contribute used materials and my labor time. I am in Oregon

  • Otessa Regina Compton
    May 1, 2015, 10:40 am


  • SteveDenver
    May 1, 2015, 10:52 am

    This is not optimal design for people needing ADA accessibility.
    There is a condo development in Denver that is almost 20 years old and all the ground floor units were developed for ADA compliance. The kitchen sink and counters are lower — table-height instead of counter-height. The sink is configured without cabinets below so a wheelchair can roll right up to it. There were no upper cabinets and all the lower cabinet doors are sliders.

    In the bathroom, a roll-in shower would be a better choice than a tub, and that vanity does not make for easy daily living for wheelchair users. Even the stool looks standard-issue instead of elevated height for easier transfer from a wheelchair.

    It’s good that someone is thinking about the extra-needs community who desperately need affordable housing. I’m wondering if the developer has actually sat in a wheelchair and “test driven” this house?

    • Virginia
      May 1, 2015, 11:35 am

      Exactly what I was thinking, Steve. Actually, the only things that are ADA-compliant about this house are the single level, the ramp, and the grab bars. I don’t want to be too critical, since high school students built it, but their teachers needed to do their research before starting this project.

      • SteveDenver
        May 1, 2015, 12:12 pm

        If the students weren’t recruited for design research, that would be a great lesson — especially if they interviewed differently-abled people to find out what they need and want in a home.

        I did a quick Google of accessible kitchen after I posted that comment, and there are astounding ideas: stovetops mounted low, so a person in a chair can see into the pot and stir food without reaching up. Many different kinds of systems for lowering contents in upper cabinets to counter-height. taps mounted on the side of the sink instead of the back.

    • Criss
      May 1, 2015, 1:27 pm

      Not every one who is disabled is in a wheel chair. Some need standard height things as well. It is all very specific to each person.

      • Comet
        May 1, 2015, 8:20 pm

        Well–sort of. Wheelchair or not this place is in no ways handicapped access or even well designed for some one NOT using a chair 24/7. As a bona fide handicapped person who does NOT use a wheelchair I can tell you there are more than a few issues here.

        One is that TUB—the seat that drops down over the SIDE of the tub does nothing but channel WATER onto the FLOOR from the shower. Ask me how I know this! Then the person has the problem of a FLOODED floor–the one I tried flooded the hotel room I was in!—and the slip and fall factor on that is VERY dangerous. Not to mention damaging to the structure itself. A zero=threahold roll or walk in SHOWER enclosure is what is NEEDED here. With a STURDY bench that is set so the USER can reach the water and drain controls and shower features. And towels after use!

        The sliding barn doors–while wildly attractive–=are some times hard to manouver sideways and can throw a person off balance.

        Trying to get into upper kitchen cabinets–unless you are tall–is hard enough for an able bodied person; for a disabled person it can be impossible; I can’t use a step stool and a ladder is not possible either—

        Just being able to get a wheel chair over the threshold with out a special indoor and outdoor threshold ramp and making wide doors and adding some grab bars does NOT make this any sort of ADA compliant house. The kids TEACHERS did them a DIS SERVICE if that was what they told them it was planned to be. There are MANY more considerations needed for something to be really useable. Are the windows able to be pushed out in case of a fire–and can the handicapped person then get OUT thru them? Are the flooring surfaces easy to get a chair rolling on–or to turn-=-or are they NON SLIP for those of us who use canes and walkers or who have balance issues? IF a person IS in a chair–can they REACH the light and thermostat switches? Will they have easy access to things to clean with? Can they reach the closet rods? Can they get to the dishwasher or laundry equipment (if that is provided)? Can they get CLOSE enough to the sinks and stove?

        There is a LOT to this type of design==little of which was addressed here. Some one SHOULD have found an actual handicapped person to go thru in a chair or power chair and some one who uses a walker–they could have given valuable feedback.

    • Sally
      May 1, 2015, 1:36 pm

      Thanks for mentioning this, Steve, I wondered if my eyesight was going regarding the kitchen.

      I work with disabled vets and have a stepdaughter in a wheelchair. A standard kitchen is a major hazard for them, with potential scalding and burns “thanks” to the level of the stovetop and sinks. Washing dishes sideways is a pain, too, without the cut-out under the sink.
      Reaching overhead into a freezer can set off a bruising avalanche, and so forth.
      These are things that “regular” folks never think about. Last year I fell and broke both ankles, among other things. Standing at the sink was agony, getting in and out of the bathtub OR shower was a nightmare. A trip to fetch a book from another room was exhausting. Things we take for granted…

      This house is a great idea but needed further research regarding safety and convenience. The construction itself looks like excellent quality.

      • M
        May 1, 2015, 2:52 pm


        I believe they now make what appear to be half-fridge, half-freezers that are two square counter height units that reside side by side. I don’t have a name but saw them on a home show. If you can’t find let me know and I’ll do some research for you.

    • Julie J.
      May 1, 2015, 7:23 pm

      Steve, I totally agree with you about the tub. I live in the disabled apartment and in my bathroom it is a tub. How do they expect someone who is in a wheelchair to be able to navigate a bathtub? I am able to get out of my wheelchair alone, but due to my physical instability, I have fallen a few times trying to get into the tub. Also, I have dinged up door entryways and corners trying to maneuver narrow entryways. There are so many things in my apartment that while they meet AD A regulations, in day to day life, don’t really work for me.

      • Kitty
        May 1, 2015, 10:09 pm

        Julie J, I know what you mean about the tub situation and a wheelchair. My Dad lived with us for a while, and he was wheelchair bound. I only had a tub/shower which fortunately had enough room to get his chair alongside. We had a fiberglass slide board that we used for him to get in and out of the tub. We had a separate shower bench we would put in the tub, and he could lay his slide board in his chair while showering with a handheld shower. If you haven’t tried that, maybe it would work for you.

    • Maria West
      May 1, 2015, 11:17 pm

      I have spinal problems, can not sit or stand long, can only have tub 🙂

    • Sarah
      May 2, 2015, 10:44 am

      I agree. I appreciate the effort, but there is a difference between ADA compliant and wheelchair friendly. Standard height countertops, sinks you can’t roll under, high placed mirrors and upper cabinets, etc. are not designed for people in wheelchairs.

    • Heather
      May 2, 2015, 10:28 pm

      Thank you, I agree as well. My grandparents will be needing a place to live but there’s a possibility that my papa will need a wheelchair. So when I saw the shower I immediately thought it’s not compatible. I too am def appreciative of the students efforts but yes this home needs more accessibility for the disabled.

  • Timothy
    May 1, 2015, 10:55 am

    I’m not disabled, but I love this design. And the house seems beautiful & affordable. Shame regulations here make this home impossible here.

  • James
    May 1, 2015, 11:04 am

    3 bump outs, pitched roof, wrapped in siding! What’s the point of using a steel shipping container?

    • M
      May 1, 2015, 2:55 pm

      Less framing
      Possible advantages in cooling/heating depending on climate
      For a student project, would cut time in just doing projects to the outer and inner aspects for learning.
      If they had a welding program there, would give an opportunity for them to be involved as well.

      Just a few ideas I can think of as a teacher.

  • Jan
    May 1, 2015, 11:23 am

    This is great! Just one question, where does someone sleep? Jan

    • M
      May 1, 2015, 2:57 pm

      Blueprint depicts a daybed type situation. I think the living room is intended to do double duty as there is not a loft.

  • Dave Laca
    May 1, 2015, 12:21 pm

    That bath room sink is not ADA?

  • Aimee
    May 1, 2015, 1:14 pm


    Gang – please understand that these homes are being built via a high school program “Construction Career Academy”- these wonderful homes were built by HS students! Please take a look at their website to better understand their mission – and, of course learn more about these “container” tiny homes. The program is planning to auction the homes off in a few weeks, and use the proceeds to fund the future projects. They even provide a contact for having the homes moved to their new locations.

    • Ruth Mallery
      September 23, 2015, 4:20 pm

      Even in high School, i was capable of understanding the different requirements that a person who is seated all day would have vs someone who had more physical ability. Mission statement or not, auction or not.

  • Jami
    May 1, 2015, 3:37 pm

    I agree with Steve. Right away I noticed the height of the cabinets. I am 5’5″ and I can only reach items in the front of the cabinet above
    our stove. And the higher shelves of the other cabinets and I am not
    handicapped needing something to help me walk or in a wheelchair.
    I also noticed the bathroom sink. Definitely not for someone who is
    in a wheelchair. And you are right with the bathtub and other
    places in the house which are not accessible. Actually I think w/out
    additional cost, if possible the house may need to be built based upon
    their specific needs. No matter the person who is handicapped wants
    as much independence as possible. This includes children. Depending
    on the height and age of the child they also want their independence.
    At approx. 2-5 yrs. of age children start saying I can do it. I hope the
    child’s bathroom and if needed the bedroom. In the kitchen based
    upon age of the child he could have at least one or two cabinets. If
    he is young maybe for toys. Older a desk for a computer. The idea is
    too meet the families or family member’s needs.

  • Maria
    May 1, 2015, 5:06 pm

    I don’t usually write when I cannot be positive but… A person in a wheelchair would be unable to access all of the upper kitchen cabinets, the kitchen sink, the refrigerator (if it belongs in the empty space in the kitchen), the bathroom sink (at least from what I could see in the video). Putting up rails and handles and having wide enough doors and halls are nice, but small, first steps. This house, to me, does not look handicapped accessible for anyone in a wheelchair…

  • gale
    May 1, 2015, 5:55 pm

    I don’t really know about the use for a wheelchair bound person but I do think these kids did an outstanding job and I commend them for their efforts. Beautiful home!

  • Steve
    May 1, 2015, 6:07 pm

    WOW! The most impressive part of all this; a high school is giving students hands on construction skills able to be utilized in their future. The design is functional yet fun and inviting. ADA equipped, teaches students to get out of themselves and consider the needs of others. Excellent use of 520 square feet. Learning to “live small is living big” probably the greatest gift these students received. Beginning auction price is reasonable and affordable, who knows where the bid will go.
    I am perplexed with one aspect. It is obvious that stud walls had to be incorporated into the build, why bother with the storage container encapsulated inside of a conventional house construction. Seems like it just adds more cost. However, I would really like to know from the design team, perhaps they have figured out a way to use it that keeps costs lower than conventional stick construction.

  • Candide33
    May 1, 2015, 11:14 pm

    I want all drawers and no cabinets because I can’t reach anything but what is right in front of a cabinet. Bathtubs are a no no too and I am not even in a wheelchair, just a cane so far.

  • Dannan R Keays III
    May 1, 2015, 11:48 pm

    I have been in a wheelchair now for 6 years and I am looking for a place of my own. But, living up here in Northern Michigan its hard trying to find a home that is ADA ready. These Tiny Homes will be perfect for me. But, I just wondering if they will handle the winters we have up here in Northern Michigan?

  • Mimi
    May 2, 2015, 12:18 am

    Jeesh, some of you are very critical of the high school students!
    That they even thought about us makes me feel grateful.

    I have been designing my own Tiny House for years and, yes, everybody will have individual needs in their home. I am 61 years young and have M.S. I am not in a wheelchair. I may or may not be in a wheelchair in the future. My older sister had polio as a child and does use a wheelchair. Some of our needs are similar and some are not.

    Hats off to the San Antonio students for their thoughtfulness and congratulations on doing a great job on their beginning attempts at
    ADA design for disabled and/or seniors. Please, keep up your good works and thank you.

    • Heather
      May 2, 2015, 11:03 pm

      I’ve just read everyone’s comments and I’m pretty sure I don’t recall anyone being unnecessarily critical. School is a time for learning after all. What good would it be to make something for the first time, show it to the world and then not accept good criticism or for everyone to only tell them they did a great job. If they were just intending to build a house for anyone, then yes, SUPER job! However, They are making something for a specific audience(which is absolutely wonderful on their part), but their targeted audience is letting them know possibly why it may not work. How else do we learn, grow and get better if we are never given any tips on how to improve?
      To be honest, this is the first Tiny house “blog” where I’ve noticed that no one has made any insensitive or rude remarks to the buyer or poster. (I read A LOT of tiny house articles and the comments left behind).
      Yes, these students are on the right track and I certainly appreciate all their efforts and I hope they continue in their endeavors and are able to accomplish their goals!

  • Big Guy
    May 2, 2015, 9:27 am

    I am one who rarely, if ever, comments on Internet posts but here I am, surprising myself, with a well intentioned positive comment.

    I fully support and commend the school and students with this project. While viewing pics I noticed several items, that from the view of one confined to a wheelchair, have been overlooked.

    Perhaps the following can be considered for future projects.

    The sink has a vanity cabinet thereby restricts access to sink. This area needs to be open to allow wheelchair to slide under sink and allow full access.

    The tub should be changed to either a tub with door access with many grab bars or an enlarged shower stall designed for wheelchair to roll into shower with many grab bars and controls etc at height that can be accessed while in wheel chair.

    Similar to bathroom concerns floor cabinetry blocks chair access to counter tops etc plus wall hung cabinets are out of reach.

    Whether in a tiny house or any other living quarters these a a few items to consider in an attempt to design for independent wheel chair living.

  • Mike
    May 3, 2015, 1:44 am

    I am excited to finally see a tiny house design that accommodates ADA. Disabled or not, I think that all buildings should take univerisal design into consideration. With a tiny home it is just a bit more of a challange. I would like to see more of this! Thanks for sharing.

  • Susan
    September 23, 2015, 11:41 am

    Those of us who are disabled Finally soooooooooo nice to see that we have finally been taken into consideration.WOW .awsome

  • Valery Lytle
    September 23, 2015, 12:10 pm

    Good job, students! As a retired teacher who is also physically handicapped, I ‘walked’ through the pictures and enjoyed what you did. It is 09.22.15 here in Virginia, but I haven’t found notice of a sale yet – did that happen?

    I have several family member with physical limitations, and I have to say gently your teacher needs to bone up on ADA requirements – you cannot claim this tiny house to be ADA compliant. It is illegal to do so. You can only claim partial compliance.

    I hope the buyer knew this before buying, because they may have to spend a lot more money to make it fully compliant to their needs.

    The perso who wrote you should have brought a REAL wheelchair user to check it out before you finished was spot on!

    I hope for the best for all of you students…

    Sincerely, Valery Lytle

  • Valery Lytle
    September 23, 2015, 12:14 pm

    And yes, I do want to read all subsequent posts!

  • Lisa Schillero
    September 23, 2015, 4:31 pm

    After reading this article and the above comments, I would just like to say that the students who participated in this home building more than likely had their hearts in the right place when doing this project, but accessibility is different for everyone and the challenges one faces living in a homenofvthrir own and having a disBility varies! It’s more than a ramp, grab bars and lower light switches! Those things are important for dome, but not always! Building accessible, ADA compliment tiny homes for individuals with a disability should be 100% customized for each person and their needs! I would love a tiny home that is wheelchair accessible! For myself, I would love for it to be environmentally sound, very green, with non toxic materials and the use of solar power would also be key too! A lot of these homes for the disabled also look so very sterile and institutional! I want my home, whether is a tiny home, an apartment a house or an RV to look cozy, with style and to represent my tastes and who I am as an individual!
    I’ve over 25 years in the same Section 8 apartment that is ADA accessible for all mobility impairments and yes it’s a roof over my head and it warm and s place to lie my head, but it’s not ideal and certainly not a dream come true or what I inspired or dreamed of as a little girl! I’m grateful, but afraid to dream for more! I can’t afford a tiny home of my dreams on a fixed income below poverty level, so I stay in an apartment where my rent is 30% of my income of $750/month! Short of winning th lottery or The Publisher’s Clearinghouse sweepstakes of $7,000 a week for life (I wish) I don’t see anything feasible! I can’t work because I’m on dialysis three days a week waiting for my second kidney transplant and I’ve been waiting for almost 15 years now! I really wish there was more funding and that people would realize that individuals with a disability don’t want to be a burden, they have dreams and goals too and unless you’ve walked or haven’t rolled in their shoes or wheelchair, you don’t completely understand it! Thanks for letting me vent! Sometimes, I feel very out of sight and out of mind and very ignored and misunderstood as an individual with a disability! Happy house hunting to everyone and I truly hope you find the house of your dreams! 😉

  • Nancy
    September 23, 2015, 9:49 pm

    LOVE IT! The pics on the website really make it shine!
    Yay to the City of San Antonio for approving a small home for occupancy. We need more towns/cities to get on board with approving small homes.

  • Enid
    September 24, 2015, 12:00 am

    I think the only criticism is the use of the term ADA compliant. The kids did a great job, created a very nice shell for a home for someone who is needing a little extra help. This level of access is all that is required for disability status for a hotel room. It would NEVER work for someone wheelchair bound or with a whole long string of other “disabilities”. I have several blind friends who have been stuck in housing spaces that were created for wheelchair bound residents, ie lowered shelves, cabinets, etc. That is a huge problem. The thing about disabilities is really you are just different from average. But people vary in more than one way. They idea should be to research and construct a home for a specific disability and label it as such OR better yet, having made and hopefully sold one home so they have some money to work with and photos to show, auction off the home before it has the inside completed and make it to fit the special needs (much more accurate term than disabled) of the person who purchases it. I volunteer at our hospital auxiliary with a 53 year old lady with spina bifida. She has to use a pediatric walker, can’t stand for very long has very distinct bathroom and kitchen needs…. windows should also require correction. We had a new city police station built this last year. It wasn’t until after they poured the concrete that a member of the general public pointed out the rise and width of the stairs were not ADA compliant and this particular rule has been in effect for over 30 years. Just saying the architects can make good money drawing up bad plans which construction workers follow against their better judgment. It really makes sense to teach the kids to consult the end user ever so often so you don’t get so bond up in regulations you miss the point.

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  • Janet
    February 14, 2016, 6:05 pm

    Where’s the bedroom closet?

  • Matt Bucar
    May 1, 2016, 4:20 pm

    Containers in my opinion are the way to go with tiny homes. They can be bought for about three thousand and up depending on size and are less expensive to build a tiny home in superior to those on small trailers. You also can build the inside in any weather as they are already completely covered. If love to see more container homes.

  • kristina nadreau
    May 2, 2016, 4:35 am

    the structure may work well for some who are disabled but not in wheel chairs. There is great variety in disabilities for individuals. I liked this house. The school and the students are to be congratulated.

    January 16, 2017, 9:19 pm

    I love it not only is it built for the disabled, but built from a shipping container as well….!

  • Kelly
    January 16, 2017, 11:57 pm

    Lovely job. My only concern is that the hallway is not wide enough for a self-propelled wheelchair. Otherwise, it is great and I wish I could see more people building these.

    • Natalie
      January 17, 2017, 11:12 am

      Yes, more of them would be awesome!

  • Kim
    January 17, 2017, 12:29 am

    Loved the layout and openess of it. Great fixtures annd outside

  • Jorge M Sipaila
    June 8, 2020, 6:06 pm

    Containers are 20×8… 400 sqft doesn’t match the numbers. I guess the bathroom was “opened” wider but… doesn’t that compromise the structure of the container? Also, most ADA will require a roll in shower plate (if bathtub should be one of those “with a door”). And I didn’t see any measurements in the plan to see if it is comfy or you’ll be scratching your walls with a chair (or your elbows).

    Anyway, the idea is correct but if they are not properly done… ideas may be dangerous.

    • Natalie C. McKee
      June 9, 2020, 2:02 pm

      I think you can get 40×10 containers. But yes very important to do things correctly!

  • DLMoore
    January 21, 2021, 3:16 pm

    This is just VERY basic ADA compliant. It has a full bathtub, instead of a “roll in” shower.

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