ECOS Expandable Container Shelter

ECOS Expandable Container Shelter
May 21, 2020 Charly Ligety

ECOS Expandable Container Shelter (40-foot)

ECOS expandable container shelters come in two sizes: 20 and 40 foot container versions, known as NX-ECOS-20-1 and NX-ECOS-40-2.

  • Concept Owner / Company: Stretch Structures
  • Website: Website Link
  • Quoted Total Cost: $230,000
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 3,400 sqft (85’ x 40’)
  • Quote Sleeps # People/Beds: 48 beds (not bunks)
  • Cost/Bed: $4,800
  • Quote Includes # Units: 1 units
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: No


Used for shelter before? Prototype work in process
Manufacturer Identified? Yes
If so, list examples N/A
Prior use comments N/A
Building experience comments
Intended use cases Can fit 48 bed spaces, or 96 bunks.
R-value (insulation)
Risk Category
Roof Load (PSF)
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:
Disassembly/Assembly Comments: Two people in max 3 hours can build the area
Ideal Mounting Surfaces
Anchoring Process Can be set up on a variety of surfaces, as long as flat


Item Cost ($) Notes
Materials $
Labor $
Delivery $
Budget Total $195,000
Total Per Bed $19,500
Total Per Unit $195,000
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Possible Delivery Method(s) Standard 40-foot trailer


Design (days) 0, in stock
Site Prep (days)  1
On-Site Assembly 3
Delivery (days) 20
Total (days) 24
Amount in Inventory (#)
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