Top 5 Container House Designs in Los Angeles


As the years go by, container homes are expected to rise in the market. Future homeowners have become interested in these building blocks with their eco-friendly, inexpensive, and aesthetic features. Many residents from the United States, including homeowners in Los Angeles, are checking out these prefabricated homes.


Los Angeles is one of the many states and counties in the United States to enjoy the legality of owning a container house. With this, you will feel the excitement of owning a home container in Los Angeles.

Source: JJC Houses
Source: JJC

Have you ever set foot inside a container house? You will be amazed by how the interior design, proportion, and division of rooms are taken into consideration. Take a look at the space-efficient floor plans behind the different styles of container homes in Los Angeles.


The Road Runner is accounted for with a total of 1,000 square feet. It welcomes a warm and natural light through its glass windows. Moreover, its translucent glass doors also provide soft natural light while giving homeowners a sense of privacy.

Road Runner Model
Source: Office of Mobile Design

Office of Mobile Design built the house with a master bedroom, master bath, and laundry room. Moreover, it has a modernized living room, kitchen and dining area bringing life to the container house. Lastly, the homeowners enjoy an outdoor spa and shower. It is the perfect place in the house for yoga and meditation.

About Mobile Design

The architectural firm of Mobile Design puts their attention on structures that are transportable, efficient, and sustainable. They offer services that range from residential homes to commercial buildings. Their work along with technological advancements have created more efficient and nimble houses with prefabricated home containers.

It is a great place to live or take a long vacation in Los Angeles. The Aegen 640 is a small, modest home with a strong architectural statement. It is a 640 square feet container house in Los Angeles with 1 bedroom and bathroom.

Model House Aegen 640
Source: Dwell

The kitchen and dining area is spacious in Aegen 640. More so, you can entertain your guests in the living room. There is a side elevation for the cover porch or deck. Also, on the other side is a carport.

About Logical Homes

Logical Homes envisioned the needs of the people by providing housing solutions. They recycle materials to uphold environmentally conscious designs and cost-efficient housing solutions. Moreover, they bring value to their client’s ideas.

There is nothing more relaxing and being embraced by nature. The G640 Model of Giant Containers is perfect to build in a place where you can feel the breeze from the trees. Aside from enjoying the beauty of nature, you are helping the environment by reusing shipping containers.

House Model G640
Source: Dwell

The G640 House Model of Giant Containers is 640 square feet big. It has 2 bedrooms, you can have a master’s bedroom and a studio room. Meanwhile, it occupies 1 bathroom, a spacious kitchen and dining area, and a welcoming living room.

About Giant Containers

Giant Containers offer prefabricated modules that are perfect for residential, retail, industrial, and commercial purposes. They are cost-effective solutions for future homeowners and business owners. Their designs are custom designed by their clients with their expert team to guide, or their clients can have the stock product. They help their clients bring their idea to reality anywhere around the globe.

Along the east side of Los Angeles, James Whitaker built a striking wild shipping container home. The wild shipping container has an exquisite concept resembling a spiky sea anemone. The designer made the 2,153 square feet house for a film producer client.

Joshua Tree Residence
Source: Whitaker Studio

The interior of the wild shipping container house is quite extraordinary. It has two bedrooms and a bathroom. The living space of this container house is quite spacious. Moreover, its interiors are well-rendered with few yet lively furnishings making it perfect for a vacation house.

About Whitaker Studio

Whitaker Studio is an exemplary architectural firm that makes impossible projects possible. The company constantly improves its projects by implementing different styles or discovering new styling methods.

Young, future homeowners are into affordable and off-the-grid housing solutions. House containers are the solution. Sustainable Building Council has built various sizes of home containers. Moreover, they made sure the shipping containers they use are free from harmful materials.

1,246 square foot ArcSpace
Source: Los Angeles Times

The ArcSpace project is built with four shipping containers making it 1,240 square feet. Moreover, the Sustainable Building Council envisions its housing module will become high-rising within 5 to 10 years.

About Sustainable Building Council

ArcSpace is grounded in providing cost-efficient housing solutions as they create low-cost and fast-built shipping container homes. Their builders set to resist and combat natural disasters that may happen in Los Angeles.

Final Thoughts

Container houses in Los Angeles have become legal. Thus, it can be one of the solutions for those who need sustainable and cost-efficient homes. We hope we were able to give you some ideas of prefab house designs so you can choose the one you like.

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I have 500 sq meters in Green Valley,Bagiuo, Philippines. I was planning on building a house there but I happen to come across your website. I am familiar with container homes as it always interested me but was only recently aware that there companies here in the Pinas that specializes in them. I thought it was only available in the States and Europe. I want to put a two story container home wit the downstairs 3 containers and upstairs 2 containers with an outside balcony area. Please contact me via e-mail to discuss options and prices. Thank you
-Romeo Cabacungan

Hi, I am interested to purchase one for myself. I am from Laguna PH. can you also send me details.

– Quotation re: 4 variants of container house;
– Delivery Time to Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines (less than 1km. away from Star Tollway Exit in Tanauan.
Here is my email:
Highly appreciate your immediate response.


Hi I’m based in Bacolod. I’d like a quote please

Hi. We are a cooperative of pig growers and we are planning to quickly set up a meatshop at one of our locations. Can you quote me for a 20ft container van, with a large service/display window and standard door. The interior will be air-conditioned, equipped with a sink with water supply, wall outlets for freezer, and other equipment. Delivery location: Candelaria, Quezon Province.
Do you have a display showcase where we can view your available stocks or designs. Thank you very much and I look forward to your quick response.
Butch G. Parlade
General Manager

i just want a 3 200meters container, one floor house in a 100square meter lot that can be further expanded with time. I would like a quotations of prices and construction company we can work with. I would appreciate it if you can send me the details at the email I provided. Thank you.

Hi i am thinking to put a container vacation house on our plot in isabella province, as example i saw two 20feet container placed in L shape on top of each other such that i creates shade and patio area. Can your sales representative get in contact with me for budgetary quotes ?

Hi. Please quote for me 2-40 footer high cube container with 2 bedrooms, kitchen and living room. The bathrooms to be built in-situ so we can maximize the container living space. Would appreciate a quick response from your end.

Thank you.


im planning to but one for my self as well in order to put in my lot in zambales, can you sales rep contact me or provide catalog

dear sirs I am going to build in antequera Bohol are these container homes available there im Australian my lady is pinay I hope to move there next year what would I get for 500.000php budget

Send me a quotation. We are located batangas

I am interested in container house for my lot in Nueva Vizcaya. My order will depend on your prices, can you send me a quote for a 4o footer and a 20 footer?

Hi JJC, i am interested in container house living. Can I do my own design or do you have available designs where I can choose? I would like a quotation for 2 containers at ground level and container for the 2nd level.

Thank you.

can we visit the office? or do you have a model house container where we can visit?

Would you please send pictures of your model prefabricated container homes.

Hi Everyone at JJC. I am a senior citizen dreaming of moving back to bohol island where i was born. My husband and I can no longer afford the physical and financial rqts of putting up a traditionally-constructed home, even if it is just a small one. Our lot in Baclayon is located on the sloping hills, about 3 kms from the town center. Would you be able to help us realize our dream cottage or home with a roof garden and a roof deck to view the sea? We will be very grateful for your assistance. Maaming maraming salamat.

Hi, I’m planning to have a living area as retreat house for my family in Bicol (Camsur area). Around 400 sqM flat and square lot. May I please have a quote including shipment and options that can be cost-efficient? Bare but pre-cut panels would be considered as independent contractors for the interiors and utilities is preferred.


I am exploring the possibility of building a vacation house using your container home concept in my 400sqm lot in Lucap, Pangasinan with a possibility of ordering more for possible transcient use. Can you email me a proposal which includes the following;
1. Pricing (supply, installation, permits)
2. Plans and elevations
3. Specs

Thank you.


Glad i found your website. My family recently moved to Bulacan and I am joining them soon. We are finally settling there but we want to build a shipping container home. We are particular about space and design. I would like to know the cost estimate so we can plan towards it. In fact we already have a sample of the kind of house we want using shipping container.

Maybe that would help you to give a close cost estimate. We are eager to do this and with your expertise and professionalism, we will be able to achieve this huge milestone in our life.

How much the cost of 1 container unit house and its specs coz we are planning to get 9 unit for LGU

Do you guys sell shipping container to Province of Leyte. im interested. thank you

Hello. My name is Lyra and I am from Cebu. I was wondering if it is still possible to make a purchase amidst this pandemic.
My e-mail is

I would like to get prices on container homes in the Philippines. My lady has purchased land in Davao and we would like to live there. I plan to be in Davao some time in the 60 to 90 day time frame. There would be 6 of us in the family. Budget will be 1M to 1.4 M.

Please send me the home designs for a 40 sqm container van and prices.

Please send me designs and cost estimates. Budget 500k and upwards. Lot area: 400 sq.m.

Interested here for prefab or customized shipping container shop. please contact me for more details.

Hi, please send me prices and designs intended for a snall pop-up store.


Hi good day. I am from Buevavista, Guimaras. Can u give me your quotations? My email adds are:

Im very much interested about your container homes. Glad to have one too.


Maryle Tormis Lazan says:
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I want to make a container house of my place 36 square meters my house.. In the dapitan city Mindanao Zamboanga Del Norte I want simple house.. Thanks
Raymond Regala says:
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hi there. Quote for 2 container homes. 1 container with 2 beds and 1 container includes kitchen/laundry and living area. Toilet and bathroom can be included in the middle of 2 bedrooms. Reply to Planning to move by january 2021 or soonest

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