architecture - engineering - construction
AECinfo.com
Printable version Bookmark this page Notify a colleague or friend about this page Bookmark and Share

AECinfo.com blog

Kelly Edwards’ Tiny Home: Shipping container turned elegant living space with rooftop deck

October 21, 2016

Feeney has teamed up with Kelly Edwards, television host, designer and lifestyle expert, on an elegant new container home project. The finished tiny home was featured on the Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” show on July 26. The tiny house movement has gained significant momentum this past year, and container homes are leading the charge. More people are finding out how tiny home living can reduce costs, while still affording the comfort they enjoy.

Embracing the trend, Edwards and her contractor Art Steedle, co-owner of Steedle Brothers Construction in Long Beach, California, have transformed a 160 square-foot container into a fully-functional, compact dwelling featuring a living room with a hidden bed, bathroom and kitchen. To complete the project, the home includes a rooftop deck with Feeney’s DesignRail® railing system, in a black powder coat finish with CableRail infill.

“Our first choice was using Feeney's rail system to make this possible. I can't even begin to tell you how it changed the look of the container,” said Edwards. “It’s sleek, modern, durable, and easy to install; everything we wanted this container to be.”

Edwards and Steedle designed the home with outdoor living in mind, with the rooftop deck as the focal point of the project. “By incorporating this space, the home just feels much larger,” explained Edwards.

Feeney’s DesignRail® system combines the durability of aluminum with innovative design details to ensure lasting beauty, structural integrity, and affordability while drastically reducing long term maintenance expenses. All rails and stanchions are made from high-strength 6000-series aluminum extrusions that can be cut and assembled on site using pre-engineered components that snap and screw together.

“Tiny homes are definitely trending among homeowners right now, and our DesignRail® is a perfect addition to these spaces because of its versatile and low-maintenance qualities,” said Andy Penny, Feeney’s vice president of marketing and advertising.

Kelly Edwards’ Tiny Home: Shipping container turned elegant living space with rooftop deck

Company: Feeney, Inc

Product: DesignRail® Custom Aluminum Railings

Source: http://media.feeneyinc.com/blog/kelly-edwards-tiny-home-shipping-container-elegant-living-rooftop-deck



Tags:

Design

Battery Life: introducing a new way to energize your outdoor space (October 12, 2016), Images in Concrete: Reckli Artico® (October 7, 2016), The future of insulated wall panels has arrived (September 28, 2016), Color Rendering Index: Why It’s important in Outdoor Lighting (September 23, 2016), Make your buildings look good with uniquely designed polycarbonate products for building exteriors (September 19, 2016), Red, traditional brick color for traditional architecture (September 7, 2016), Armortex Waterjet Cutting (August 24, 2016), Summer 2016 in the Hamptons (August 19, 2016), AIA and Autodesk Introduce New Feature to Automate 2030 Commitment Reporting Data (August 15, 2016), The Feng Shui of Kalwall (July 11, 2016)

Railing System

Color Rendering Index: Why It’s important in Outdoor Lighting (September 23, 2016), Architects Inspiration Handbook for Glass applications in commercial interiors (August 29, 2016), Commercial Grade Soft-Close Undermount slide (July 27, 2016), Smart Ways to Upgrade Your Deck (July 8, 2016), Why We Love Ipe and You Will Too (April 18, 2016), Home Free - the Reality Show with a Heart - features Feeney CableRail (September 3, 2015), Composite, Synthetic Decking and Deck Railing Materials (June 1, 2015), Mid-century modern design in Los Angeles (April 27, 2015), Aluminum Railing Frame Systems (January 28, 2015)