Step inside this sophisticated container home with the smartest toilet

Crafted from a single, 20-foot shipping container, this home by Max Living & Design shows that no matter how small a home is, you can create your dream house. The eco-friendly home uses a water filtration system that recycles rainwater, and the pool is filled with nonpotable water.
Measuring in at 672 square feet, the home offers a spacious accommodation for up to four people, and the added details — including the floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that let fresh air in, as well as the pool and the beautiful deck — make this home even more memorable.
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Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Wednesday, September 19, 2012
As you enter the home, you'll immediately notice how sophisticated, modern and polished the interior looks and feels. The eat-in kitchen is a space saver.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
The kitchen offers a refrigerator, sink and small range, as well as cabinets for storage space.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
Around the corner, hanging wine storage keeps the best bottles within reach and saves space, while a small cocktail area keeps glasses and a martini shaker at the ready after a long day.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
The contemporary design of the living room gives way to two leather chairs and a comfortable couch. A sleek, black coffee table sits in the center, creating a luxurious spot to unwind. Once you slide open the container's doors, you'll love the amount of breeze and sunshine that flow through the home.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
What's behind this glossy, black wall? Another space-saving, ingenious idea that keeps the house from being too crowded, yet provides everything you could possibly need.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
A pull-down double bed offers a sleeping area that takes up very little space. The built-in, custom bed sits on a stylish wooden plank and looks right at home in its cozy nook.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
This stylish home includes a bathroom with a sink, shower and toilet, as well as plenty of built-in storage.

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Monday, September 17, 2012
Notice the smart, space-saving combination of the toilet and the sink?

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Outside, the deck provides an inviting place to while away a sunny afternoon. The small but fully functional pool simply begs to be lounged in. This tiny home is superb for entertaining guests!

Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
If you're looking to live off the grid and enjoy a simpler, planet-friendly existence, a container home just might be the right option.
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Shipping Container Home

Posted by Max Living & Design on Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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