You turn it on its side, and you’re half done. Frame in a few walls, lay in a couple sliders, finish it out with plumbing, electrical and cabinetry, and you’ve got it: A shipping container pool house, durable as its steel frame.
“Durable, plentiful and affordable, shipping containers have taken the architectural world by storm, metamorphosing into more than simple metal boxes,” says Architectural Digest. It’s hard to argue with something as straightforward as a mass-produced steel-walled box, built to last, with nice finished surfaces.read more
Born of necessity, husband and wife team Elliott Kanbar and Barbara Rose of Westport came up with a brilliant solution to their pool-house dilemma. They had hoped to build a cabana on their property, but soon discovered that the cost and headaches of stick building on site were prohibitive. A fortuitous newspaper article, a little research and some creative problem solving led them to their unlikely answer—a shipping container. CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens), Spotlight, June 2017read more
With a full bathroom, a kitchenette and a sitting area, the 160-square-foot space features what many people might expect from a small pool house. What is unexpected is the fact that it is all built into a steel shipping container. Westport couple Elliott Kanbar and Barbara Rose knew they had stumbled upon a concept that could revolutionize the way Fairfield County residents considered construction — and how much they would pay for a project — when they read about the new trend of creating living spaces out of shipping containers.read more
Three Fairfield County entrepreneurs have joined forces to launch a pool house construction company, ELBAR Pool Houses, that offers consumers the opportunity to purchase and site a luxuriously finished and architecturally advanced pool house in only four weeks. The pool houses are constructed from steel shipping containers, making them a model of sustainability, with energy-efficient construction and fixtures guaranteeing a light environmental footprint, according to spokespersons for the firm.read more
The “Tiny House” trend is booming, and Westport, CT based ELBAR Pool Houses is tapping into this rapidly developing market while continuing to revolutionize the pool house industry.read more
Westport Couple Explores Shipping Container Pools "WESTPORT—When Westport couple Elliott Kanbar and Barbara Rose came upon an article on construction using shipping containers, they became fascinated with the possibilities it presented. After exploring a shipping...read more