Architect Patrick Bradley designed the 'Grillagh Water House:' a residence in Northern Ireland that was built with used shipping containers. More specifically, the house is built on Bradley's farmland, near the town Maghera.
Bradley decided to construct the home with shipping containers, an unusual choice, because it was only way to erect his design without going over his budget. Bradley acquired the containers in Bangor and transported them to his land, where they were assembled around a steel framework.
Two metal boxes protrude from atop the other two containers. The upper level is cantilevered so as to provide a gorgeous balcony, which is enveloped in a protective layer of steel fins, preventing excess solar beams from entering and heating the interior.
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