2 Story Shipping Container Home Plans


2 Story Shipping Container Home Plans

  • complete set of two-story container home plans + CAD set
  • construction progress + comments
  • complete material list + tool list
  • eBook How to build a tiny house included
  • DIY Furniture plans included
  • DIY building cost $25, 100

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2 Story Shipping Container Home Plans

Complete set of two-story shipping container house plans (pdf): layouts, details, sections, elevations, material variants, windows, doors.

Complete Material List + Tool List

Complete set of material list + tool list. A very detailed description of everything you need to build your wood-frame house.


2 Story Shipping Container Home Plans

Love recycling older but still useful materials? Are you into alternative living solutions with original and unique house designs? Then 2 story shipping container home plans are the right type of floor plan for you. As the name signifies, this unique house design is a two-story building designed to appeal to modern style houses. But that’s not all, the revolutionary style allows for great spacious rooms and the building being two-story, there is room for a balcony too, and all that is roofed with a flat roof on which you can use for gardening or hold sun energy collectors. Plus, the first floor has a porch. This alternative-living building’s main advantage is the price of materials and its sturdiness that allows for all year use as it can survive even frigid winters if well insulated. 2 Story Shipping Container Home Plans is a house perfect for eco-friendly housing enthusiasts who like to save up and love recycling.


Built-Up Area

270 sq.ft. / 25 m²

Total Floor Area

229 sq.ft. / 21,3 m²


160 ft² / 14,9 m²


111 ft² / 10 m²


27′-1" x 11′-7" / 8,3 m x 3,5 m

DIY Building cost

$25, 100


electronic, printed+electronic


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2 years 10 months ago

does the plans address foundation for these containers or is this something that we need to outsource to a professional?

2 years 10 months ago

Foundations are part of the plans.

3 years 11 months ago

Can the plans be slightly modified to accommodate 9’-6” High cube shipping containers?

3 years 11 months ago

yes, of course.

4 years 2 months ago

What type of insulation are you using in the ceiling? And in the walls? What are the R values for each?

4 years 2 months ago

EPS foam(superior) or XPS foam. Thickness depends on you but I recommend maximum 4″, because of the limited space inside.