Differences Between Shipping Container House And Flat Pack Container House


Shipping container house flat pack container house Shipping container house Container house is a form of architecture. The use of containers as a building material has grown in popularity over the past several years due to their inherent strength, wide availability, and relatively low expense. Homes have also been built with containers because they are seen as more eco-friendly than traditional building materials such as brick and cement.

Container house have two type , shipping container house and flat pack container house . below I will introduce there differences to you .

1. Price : 20 feet flat pack container price is from 2.3 thousand dollars to 3.8 thousand dollars . 20 feet shipping container price is from 7 thousand dollars to 10 thousand dollars , 

2. Outlook And Inner Decoration : shipping container design introduces more modern elements, both of  the appearance and interior decoration are more personalized, with more wider choice and more fancy .

3. Transport : one 20 GP can load in 3 to 4 units of flat pack container , shipping container house needed to transport as sea container , one 20 feet will be transport as one 20 GP .  So flat pack container save more transport cost . 

4. Structure And Material : flat pack container use steel structure frame and insulation sandwich panel for wall ,roof and floor . shipping container house was modified from shipping container .

5. Strength :shipping container is stronger , has better  corrosion resistance, waterproof resistance and  better durability,longer service life and better resistant to impact, shock, fire.

Summary:  Flat pack container is more economical.  It is suitable for temporary housing with low budget and low requirements on the appearance, usually for construction site or temporary residence.

Shipping containers cost higher , and it is often used for high-end housing, such as villas, resorts, high-end offices, etc., which have higher requirements for appearance and interior decoration and living environment.

Both flat pack container and shipping container were 

1. Re-used: It’s removable, so can be reutilization and environmental
2. Prefab: Pre installed electrical and plumbing,time saving.
3. Customizable: Various design as per your preference.

4. Economical and short install time than concrete house .

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