One of our San Francisco clients had a dream of building a self- sustaining cabin on 1000 acres of pristine wilderness he owned just West of Mount Lassen. An avid hunter from his days growing up in Colorado, our client had spent years hunting on the property, and sleeping in an old Fleetwood trailer. A conservation easement in favor of the Nature Conservancy prohibited permanent development so we customized two shipping containers off site, and then transported the new ‘cabin’ via truck to the property. Together with the client, we chose an ideal landing spot next to an old creek bed, with sunset views of Black Butte cinder cone. The cabin is completely off the grid and can be locked up tight when not in use.

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Modern home with Exterior, Metal Roof Material, Shipping Container Building Type, Metal Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. Architect: Karen Mar, YAMAMAR Design, Location: Manton, California Photo  of Container Cabin

Architect: Karen Mar, YAMAMAR Design, Location: Manton, California

Modern home with Exterior, Shipping Container Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Flat RoofLine. Photo 2 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior, Shipping Container Building Type, Metal Roof Material, Flat RoofLine, and Metal Siding Material. Photo 3 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior and Shipping Container Building Type. Photo 4 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior and Shipping Container Building Type. Photo 5 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior and Shipping Container Building Type. Photo 6 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Living Room and Bench. Photo 7 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior and Shipping Container Building Type. Photo 8 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior and Shipping Container Building Type. Photo 9 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior and Shipping Container Building Type. Photo 10 of Container Cabin
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Modern home with Exterior, Metal Roof Material, Metal Siding Material, Shipping Container Building Type, and Flat RoofLine. Photo 12 of Container Cabin
A conservation easement in favor of the Nature Conservancy prohibited permanent development so we customized two shipping containers off site, and then transported the new ‘cabin’ via truck to the property. Together with the client, we chose an ideal landing spot next to an old creek bed, with sunset views of Black Butte cinder cone. The cabin is completely off the grid and can be locked up tight when not in use. Photo 13 of Container Cabin modern home

A conservation easement in favor of the Nature Conservancy prohibited permanent development so we customized two shipping containers off site, and then transported the new ‘cabin’ via truck to the property. Together with the client, we chose an ideal landing spot next to an old creek bed, with sunset views of Black Butte cinder cone. The cabin is completely off the grid and can be locked up tight when not in use.

Modern home with Exterior, Shipping Container Building Type, Metal Roof Material, Metal Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. Photo 14 of Container Cabin
Modern home with Exterior, Shipping Container Building Type, Metal Roof Material, Metal Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. Photo 15 of Container Cabin
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