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Container Home Village in Copenhagen

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This container home village is an awesome solution to the Copenhagen housing crisis.

With more and more students flooding into the city, there remains a shortage of housing. To combat the problem, Danish company CPH Containers and architect Søren Nielsen created a student village from shipping containers. Because the area isn’t zoned for permanent structures, these transportable houses are a perfect substitute and can come and go without leaving a trace.

On the outside, this looks like a modern cubic structure. There’s a clean mix of grey and white colors, a rooftop patio with plants as well as a ground-level porch for outdoor living.

Step into the home and you’ll see the inner large room which includes the kitchen, a sofa bed, and the table. The entire interior is flanked with pine. The bathroom is tucked in the alcove diagonally opposite from the sofa bed area. Kudos for creativity!

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.

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  • Kelly Libert
    February 19, 2016, 4:34 pm

    This house is just perfect. I only wish I could have seen the bathroom, but considering how awesome the rest of the house is, I have no doubt that I would find it at least satisfactory. Beautiful!

    • Saga
      May 23, 2016, 4:25 pm

      Kat Hayzer, they state on their home page that the houses are insulated and heated. (They don’t state how).
      And they must be, otherwise they wouldn’t be legal according to building regulations in Denmark

      • Adina Hirschmann
        April 16, 2017, 3:13 pm

        A container formerly used for refrigerated cargo would work. They come insulated.

  • Beatriz
    February 20, 2016, 9:17 am

    This looks delightful as a single tiny home. I dont see the village. Did I miss it?

  • Marcy
    February 20, 2016, 1:19 pm

    I can really imagine myself in this place.

  • Brian
    February 22, 2016, 7:08 am

    I like this idea. My wife and I have thought about doing something similar to this. We were thinking 2- 40’s with 2- 20’s on top, allowing a large upper deck in front. Now I’m wondering if it is necessary. I might change a few things, but only to make it more personal to us. Love it!

    • Mary McGuirk
      September 15, 2017, 2:35 pm

      sorry i hit report comment instead of reply…i especially like the way the two containers are OFFSET to allow private decks off the ends.

    February 26, 2016, 4:37 am

    building a cabin (600 to 599 sq ft) hoping to use solar panels if i can fing a licensed professional contractor in alabama. would like any water front long narrow plan (36 to 42 sq ft by 24 sq ft). ideas that you might have.

  • Lin
    March 26, 2016, 6:02 am

    Thank you for sharing these wonderful tiny-home living ideas. Hope I can have my own little cabin built in five years.

  • Barnie
    November 24, 2016, 2:53 pm

    I really like this place, I only wish we could see more… I’ll have to check out the additional links.

    November 28, 2016, 10:00 am

    Very nice for a modern plan and set up!

  • Marsha Cowan
    September 15, 2017, 11:15 pm

    Very nice! Looks comfortable.

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