Cubic Construction


Cubic Construction

William Bridger

A minimalist, portable studio apartment fitting abroad a retrofitted shipping container.

Built Prototype Only


1 resident / 1 studio

$25,000 / resident

Long-Term/Permanent (15+ years)

75 days offsite1 days onsite

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Concept Owner / Company: William Bridger
Website: N/A

A minimalist, portable studio apartment fitting abroad a retrofitted shipping container.

  • Quoted Total Cost: $25,000
  • Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 1 beds
  • Estimated Cost Per Bed: $25,000
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 160 sqft
  • Quote Includes # Units: 1 units
  • Used for Shelter Before: Not used as shelter yet
  • Readiness: Built Prototype Only
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: No
  • Manufacturer Identified and Available: N/A
  • Setup Speed: <90 days
  • Setup Difficulty: Low skill (RV, tent)
  • % Built Onsite: <10% – Arrives Ready, Almost All Built/Assembled Off-Site
  • Portability: Semi-mobile
  • Intended Use of Shelter: Longer Term (15+ years)


Used for shelter before?No
Manufacturer Identified?No
Shelter examples:
Prior use commentsCurrently a model home in Las Vegas
Building experience comments
Intended use casesBackyard Studio, Homeless Housing
R-value (insulation)41-50
Risk CategoryI
Roof Load (PSF)0
Indoor Clearance Height (ft)
Professional Engineer Stamp?
Conforms to ICC’s Temporary Structure and Uses Code
Other Structural / Safety Comments
Sustainability / Green Building Certifications?
Materials Used / Made of:Lightweight steel
Metal Sandwich Panel
Fibercement pontoon
Disassembly / Assembly Comments:
Ideal Mounting SurfacesOther
Anchoring ProcessAny surface



ItemCost ($)Notes
Budget Total$0
Total Per Bed$0
Total Per Unit$0
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Design (days)77
Production (days)10
Site Prep (days)1
Delivery (days)1
Total (days)90
Amount in Inventory (#)
Production Capacity
Production LocationLos Angeles, CA