Grand Designs Australia

Expert Tips from the Graceville Container House

Discover tips from the experts behind the Graceville Container House from episode 1, season 5 of Grand Designs Australia.

What do you do when your riverside home and its entire contents are washed away in a devastating flood, leaving you in near financial ruin?

In Todd and Di Miller’s case, you hold on tight and embark on the boldest and cheapest build with your own hands, in the quickest possible time.

This feisty and resourceful couple decide to trial a whole new way of building, starting with 10, then 20, then 31 steel shipping containers that carpenter Todd, plans to crane into their suburban block, then somehow weld  into a flood proof family home  - all for just $400,000.

Get their expert tips in the video above.


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