Transforming shipping containers into sustainable housing has fast becoming a popular international trend. There is an undoubted appeal in taking a seemingly inanimate industrial object and converting it into a functional living or working facility. The latest trend in shipping container conversions is the creation of swimming pools.
Like most swimming pool installations, you will require a retaining wall and meticulous attention to plumbing and draining. But there are many advantages to shipping container swimming pools: they are portable and available in many different dimensions and their solid steel structure is built to withstand the toughest weather conditions at sea. You can save a large amount of money by avoiding colossal construction costs that are associated with the installation of standard swimming pools. You can choose whether to place to place your pool above or in-ground. Shipping container swimming pools are an economical, practical and versatile alternative. They are a household addition that can be enjoyed by everyone and a great feature in your garden.
If you are looking for a swimming pool that reflects your unique style and has a great story then you should definitely consider this new take on the traditional fiberglass structure. If DIY is your forte and you’re up for a challenge then this could be your winter project that the whole family can look forward to in summer.
I have no doubt that we’ll see more innovative ideas immerging that incorporate shipping containers in home and leisure structures. We’ll be sure to keep you updated on the latest international shipping container inventions!