Tobyhome 2018

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Location
Quindalup WA 6281
    • Housing Type:
    • Tiny Home
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Builder
    • Simon Howard

About Tobyhome

This home is built from recycled shipping containers. The 40ft container provides for kitchen, living, dining and bathroom, with a 6.5m double-glazed low-e glass stacker door that runs east–west, providing lots of natural light and winter sunshine to enter the home. This gives access to a Millwood composite decking, which again runs east–west for maximum winter sun while giving protection from summer sun. The 20ft container attached to the end of the 40ft in a T configuration provides the bedroom with a queen-size bed one end and a daybed with full-height and full-width window to the north, double glazed with low-e glass, providing a beautiful place to lie reading a book or gazing at the view, watching the wildlife whilst basking is some winter sunshine.

It is heavily insulated with high-set louvres for cross-ventilation. A 150mm composite panel external roof provides a veranda, as well as additional insulation and weather protection.

Designed and built by Simon Howard.

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2017
2018
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross-ventilation
      Shading
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Reverse cycle air conditioner
    • Water heating:
    • Instant gas
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Shipping container
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Shipping container

INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Ceiling

    • Ceiling Type:
    • Composite panel
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 45m2
    • Wall Materials
    • Shipping container
    • Window and Door Types
    • Double glazing
      Louvre windows
      Low-e, films
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 1
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 1

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