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The Retro Container Home is a funky design that combines style and rigidness.
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Retro Container Home

Retro Container Home

The Retro Container Home is a funky design that combines style with rigidness. This alternative building method makes use of robust materials, and whether you are inside or outside, there is always something that will attract your eye. The attractive design is perfect for a small holiday home by the sea, in the forest or it can easily double up as a studio apartment and transition into an income property.

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  • Lightweight steel walls and frames with corrugated as cladding. Colour to be confirmed
  • Rockwool insulation in walls
  • Internal cladding – gypsum boards, rhinolite and painted.
  • Concrete and steel plinth foundations to engineer’s detail and spec.


  • Light grey Formica countertop
  • Cupboards – melamine carcasses with Supawood doors – Red Duco paint.
  • 2 plate gas hob
  • 3 double plug points – 2 above counter. 1 below counter for fridge
  • Franke sink
  • Cobra Watertech Mixer with aerator.
  • Red Mosaic splashback.
  • Floating timber shelves – Red Duco paint.

Living Area

  • Belgotex luxury vinyl tiles to later spec


  • Libra bath with red mosaic splashback
  • Mosaic floor throughout
  • Cobra Watertech taps and mixers
  • Hansgrohe Chroma range shower head
  • Vaal Low-flush WC
  • Vaal Weaver basin on floating vanity – Red Duco


  • 300 x 300 floating shelves either side of bed – Red Duco paint
  • BIC – Doors Red Duco Paint. double hanging one side. Shelves other side. Height – 2.7m


  • Velocity activated gas geyser
  • Undercounter water heater in kitchen
  • Sewer and waste water to Uthingo Single unit Sewer Treatment Plant
  • Rainwater harvesting to 10kL plastic vertical tank (corrugated iron cladding) with pump for toilet flushing and showering.
  • Photovoltaic panels on seperate structure – by specialist

Electrical Lights: LED downlights

  • 8 downlights in living area
  • 3 downlights in shower room
  • 6 downlights in bedroom
  • 4 External bulkhead lights


  • Kitchen – 2 Above counter double sockets
  • Kitchen – 1 below counter single socket for fridge
  • Living Area – 3 double sockets
  • Bedroom – 3 double sockets
  • Deck – 1 external single socket

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