San Francisco Apartment with Shipping Container Pods - Home Office and Guest Bedroom

This large warehouse style apartment in Pacific Heights, San Francisco has had a modern makeover with the creation of internal rooms by inserting some boldly coloured shipping containers into the space. 

Main living space looking towards guest bedroom and upstairs home office shipping container pods

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The warehouse, which is a vast space with a length of 127 feet (almost 40 metres) and an area of 3200 sq feet ( 300 sq metres) now houses two containers; a workspace and guest bedroom. For added interest the containers are juxtaposed one on top of the other at ninety degree angles so that the the top container cantilevers, adding even more visual interest.

The floor had to be reinforced to withstand the nine tonnes of weight and the containers were lowered in through an opening in the roof. 

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Guest bedroom with murphy bed

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The orange container houses a guest bedroom complete with a murphy bed operated by a pulley, open plan ensuite/bathroom with industrial exposed plumbing and a unique frosted glass wall which is turned on and off at the flick of a switch. 

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Guest bedroom container pod

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Guest bedroom container pod with privacy frosted glass

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The blue container houses Jeff's office and has its own clever features. The majority of the ceiling on the container has been removed which acts to both open up the room as well as providing space for a sleeping nook above. The office also has a horizontal cutout window at desk height which provides a view across the kitchen and living space below. 

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Home office container pod

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