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Is a Shipping Container a Suitable Alternative?

Mobile and modular homes are becoming increasingly popular for both permanent and temporary housing. Some still consider converting shipping containers into living spaces. However, this archaic method has numerous drawbacks. One significant issue is thermal bridging, which occurs where containers join or at their metal walls, leading to heat loss despite insulation efforts.

Another disadvantage is limited space. Even when combining two containers, the maximum width is around 2.5 meters, insufficient for comfortable living. Additionally, thermal transitions can negatively impact indoor air quality.

The concept of converting shipping containers into living spaces has become outdated and surpassed by other solutions. Key problems include thermal insulation and high heating and cooling costs due to narrow spaces. Poor natural light and ventilation can lead to moisture and mold issues. Shipping containers often contain harmful chemicals used to prevent corrosion, posing health risks when exposed to heat or moisture.

Shipping containers lack flexibility and adaptability to different needs. In contrast, KODIMA's mobile and modular homes are designed to avoid these problems. They are built to maximize energy efficiency and thermal insulation, ensuring comfortable living while maintaining ease of transport and assembly.

If you seek a permanent or temporary housing solution, consider KODIMA's mobile and modular homes, which offer high-quality, comfortable living without the limitations of converted shipping containers.


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