Floor Plans that work

Contained Livings Designs

All of our floor plans have been designed to maximize square footage while creating comfortable and functional living spaces for you.   We work with clients to select a floor plan that is best suited to your needs, and customize the interior space to suit your personality and lifestyle.  


All of our units are manufactured & constructed to meet certification standards as outlined in the CSA A277 regulations. They are built to adhere to municipal and provincial bi-laws and regulations. All of our homes are inspected at each level of progression to ensure the highest quality assurance and control.  


Our Units are permanent structures. They arrive 90% complete meaning we can install them in a quick and clean fashion.  

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Don't see what you are looking for? No problem. We will work with you to create a custom space that suits your needs and lifestyle. 

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the contained living show home

Welcome Home

The model you will see at the Toronto Fall Home Show is our 1 bedroom/office floor plan. We built this unit specifically for the home show and included all the bells and whistles. We could not have completed this home without all of our amazing partners, sponsors and supporters. Thank you to all who worked countless hours to complete of this project in time for the show. 


For a complete list of our partners and to learn more about their companies please click HERE. 


The Exterior

This model is made from two 20' x 8' shipping containers. The exterior has been painted with Sherwin Williams colour "Iron Oar".
*note our units can all be clad in siding*


The windows are all PVC and the glass is clear Low E with Argon. The Door is PVC tempered obscure glass Low E with argon. 


The doors are complete with Phantom screens to keep the bugs out and let you utilize the beautiful double doors. 

The Bones of the Home

Thanks to the experts at Great Northern Insulation & BASF the container is insulated with BASF Eco Walltite medium density closed cell polyurethane spray foam. 


The HVAC System is a Wolsely tankless domestic hot water system which supplies the in-floor radiant heat system. 


The home has a 200 amp panel.

Interior Finishes

The interior finishes include shiplap walls and drywall ceilings. The flooring is a beautiful 10" plank laminate. The cabinets are high gloss white, both beautiful and durable with lots of storage. 


The kitchen has quartz counter tops, top of the line, leading edge appliances with many bells and whistles.


The bedroom/study has been designed to maximize space so that it is a fully functional study in the day and sleeping area at night. The fold away murphy bed is both functional and attractive and frees up work space so you can get the full benefits of the area.


Additional Features

Contained Living believes in sustainable living and minimizes its carbon footprint by using recycled containers.  We understand the importance of renewable sources of energy and were very excited that we could encorporate solar panels in this model. 


Our home is equipped with an EV (Electric Vehicle) charger donated to the home by Signature Electric and will accompany our feature home at the Toronto Fall Home Show. 

2 Bedroom 40 foot plan

Specifications

The 2 Bedroom 40 foot Container home is 640 square feet. It features a cozy living space for entertaining, a beautiful functional kitchen, loads of storage, a laundry room, modern four piece bathroom and two bedrooms. 


Exterior Finishes:

All of our homes come with a painted exterior but have the option to apply siding of your choice. Our windows are all PVC with clear Low E with Argon glass. The doors are tempered PVE obscure glass Low E with Argon. All of our models have the option to add Phantom Screens to keep the bugs out. 


Interior Specifactions

All of our models are designed to withstand our tempermental Canadian weather and are insulated with BASF Eco Walltite medium density closed cell polyurethane spray foam. The HVAC system is a tankless domestic water system which supplies the in-floor radiant heat system.

Electrical service can be either a 100amp or 200amp service unless otherwise requested.


Interior Finishes: 


All of our homes offer 2 interior selections of colour to complete your design. The pallets include Grey, Natural. We offer 3 levels of interior finishings to help you build within your budget.  We will work with you to design the interior space you are dreaming of. 


Additional Features: 

- Exterior siding upgrades

- Change in colour pallet

- Flooring upgrades

- Hardware upgrades

-Counter-top upgrades

- Murphy Bed's

- upgraded appliances

- Solar Panel hook ups

- EV chargers


The Office model

Create Your Ideal Work Space

Are you tired of not having a work space at home? Are you an entrepreneur who works from home but wants to leave the office at the end of the day? Then you need to check out our amazing office floor plan to help you get the work space you have been dreaming of. 


This plan has windows to keep the natural light coming in leaving you energized during the day. 


Please note: our standard model does not include plumbing but does include all electrical. *plumbing can be added upon request for an additional fee* 


Exterior Finishes

 All our homes come with a painted exterior but have the option to apply siding of your choice. Windows are all PVC with clear Low E with Argon glass. Doors are tempered PVE obscure glass Low E with Argon. All models have the option to add Phantom Screens to keep the bugs out.  

Interior Finishes

 All models are designed to withstand the temperamental Canadian weather and are insulated with BASF Eco Walltite medium density closed cell polyurethane spray foam.


 The HVAC system is a tankless domestic water system which supplies the in-floor radiant heat system.   

Standard electrical service is 100 amp service unless otherwise requested.


Interior Finishes: 


2 colour pallet options are available to help you complete your design. If our colour pallets do not match your vision we can work with you to design the space you really want.