Majority of our standard models offer open plan kitchen & living areas and are designed to make the most of a view or outdoor space with living and master bedroom facing the one direction. The rear of most units feature high windows to allow for light and ventilation without compromising on privacy and security. This means they are versatile and suitable for a variety of applications. Refer below for our standard plans or contact us to discuss a custom design

The Great Barrier (studio)

From $70k inc gst (grid-tied), $90k inc gst (off-grid)

Our Great Barrier is a 20ft high cube container fitted out with small bathroom, kitchen and combined living/bedroom area.

Can be easily upgraded to operate off-grid with a composting toilet, gas appliances, built in utilities cupboard housing a 1000l water tank, battery bank connected to roof-top solar panels, LPG water heater and greywater filter system.

A great tiny home or remote bach

Additional options include diesel heating, sofa wall bed or mezzanine floor allowing for separate upper level living and lower level bedroom such as in our Prototype and Build NZ Expo models as seen in our Gallery.

Like all our designs, additional room(s) can be gained by adding an IQ Waiheke or Hobbit model.

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The Tekapo (1 bed)

$115k inc gst

This layout features a separate bedroom with the bathroom conveniently located in between the living and sleeping area

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Coromandel (studio unit)

$115k inc gst

This layout is designed for a view with kitchen and furniture all facing the outdoor living space.

It features a large single open plan room with a sliding petition which provides the ability to section off at night and create a separate bedroom.

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Arrowtown (1 bed)

$125k inc gst

This model is comprised of 2 x 20′ high cube containers in an L shape. The first container features a small kitchen with a bathroom at the opposite end. The second container is left as a blank canvas for you to furnish as you see fit, a large bedroom or extended living area.

Both containers open up to an outdoor area ideal as a covered deck to further extend the living area

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Kaitaia (Studio or 1 bed)

$140k inc gst

This model is comprised of 2 x 20′ high cube containers connected in parallel. 

Ideal for compact sites, one container features an open plan kitchen with breakfast bar dining and living room opening up on one side. The other container features a bathroom, laundry/storage cupboard and bedroom with wardrobe.

The internal wall between bedroom and living area can be removed if an open studio layout is preferred.

This model features an external additional roof. Extend your living area with a covered deck or additional container and rise on piles to create a double carport underneath if desired.

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Invercargill (1 bed)

$190k inc gst

Our largest 1 bed model is comprised of 2 x 40′ high cube containers connected in parallel and featuring an external additional roof.

The open plan kitchen and living area span the width of both containers and open on both sides, allowing outdoor living in either direction

The bathroom is accessible from the main living area and the bedroom which also features a walk in robe

Please note due to the nature of this layout, kitchen and flooring will need to be fitted post delivery so may incur more time onsite. 

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Taupo (2 bed)

$180k inc gst

Our latest model comprised of 3×20′ containers connected in parallel features a master bedroom and small second bedroom or office. The master and living room span the width of 1.5 containers providing more space than our single width models. Second bedroom can be extended into passage way if separate external entry is not required.

With master, living room and kitchen featuring large windows, this model is ideal for sites with 180 degree views. A deck off the living room and kitchen lends itself to alfresco dining

Generous bathroom and laundry cupboard complete this practical layout. 

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Russell (1-2 bed)

$190k inc gst

This 1-2 bedroom model features an open plan living which spans the width of two containers as does the master bedroom. Both bedrooms feature double wardrobes and there is a separate laundry cupboard off the kitchen area.

The living area and bedrooms all open up to the outdoors, ideal for maximising a view or north facing sunshine.

Upgrade to include 2kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$10k

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The Paihia (3-4 bed)

$280k inc gst

This model utilises our 1-2 bed Russell model with an additional wing incorporating another two bedrooms and bathroom.

Like all our models, the living area and main bedroom all open out to one side ideal for making the most of a view or outdoor living area.

Upgrade to include 3kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$13k

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The Waitakere (3 bed)

$280k inc gst

Like our Paihia this model is comprised of 3x 40ft high cube containers and offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, great for a small family. An optional additional container can be added to extend the living area.

It can be configured in different ways to allow you to make the most of your site conditions.

Upgrade to include 3kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$13k

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The Taranaki (3 bed)

$280k inc gst

Like our Paihia this model is comprised of 3x 40ft high cube containers and offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, great for a small family. An optional additional 20′ container can be added to extend the living area if desired.

There are a few options for Master bedroom and bathroom configurations.

Upgrade to include 3kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$13k

The Queenstown (3 bed – 2 storied)

$350k inc gst

 

This 2 storied model is ideal for narrow sites. The ground floor features 2 x 40′ containers. Main entry at one end opens into passage way with staircase and bathroom to one side and 2 bedrooms opposite. Straight ahead opens into open plan kitchen, dining, living area with large glass sliding doors.

The upper level is 2 x 20′ containers providing a generous master bedroom, ensuite and walk in robe. The roof of the lower containers can function as an outdoor deck or green roof to this area.

Strategically placed windows can maintain privacy if neighbors are close on both sides. Also an ideal option for terraced housing

Upgrade to include 3kw grid tied solar system & 1000l rainwater recycling +$13k

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Waiheke

$40k, $55k with bathroom

This additional unit made from a 20′ container is ideal as a stand alone dwelling or can be added to a 40′ unit to provide up to two additional rooms

  • Ideal as a
    • Sleepout or bunk room
    • Kids retreat
    • Home Office
    • Commercial or industrial Office
    • Artists studio
    • Man Cave
    • Additional bedroom(s)
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Hobbit

$23k inc gst

The IQ Hobbit, like its larger cousin the Waiheke, is also ideal for a sleepout, hobby room, office or artists studio

Measuring only 2.4 x 3m in most cases it does not require consent (please check with your local council, some regions have exceptions)

Fully lined and insulated with a ranch slider entry that can be secured by the external container doors.

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Pricing is inclusive of closed cell polyurethane foam insulation to 1.5x NZ building code requirements, full fitout including LED lighting, bathroom, wardrobe systems, PVC flooring, kitchen, water efficient tapware, fixed kitchen appliances (oven, dishwasher, hob, rangehood). Pre-wired and plumbed ready for connecting to your site services.

Upgrades listed are for a grid-tied solar system and rainwater collection tank plumbed to your toilet and washing machine

Where applicable pricing also includes an allowance for joining of units onsite and roof supply and install also. Depending on your location we may need to charge addition for travel and accommodation for our team to complete these site works.

It only excludes furniture, curtains/blinds and non-fixed appliances (fridge, washing machine etc) along with; consents, delivery and site works such as earthworks, foundations, connection to site services and any decking/landscaping desired.

We offer two options for clients, either you can purchase the units from us which includes drawings required for consenting (excluding site specific detail) and engage local contractors to assist with consenting, site works etc and project manage this aspect yourself or we can project manage this for you and offer a turn key solution.

We can easily offer a turn-key solution in Auckland, Taupo and Christchurch, outside of these areas we would look to engage a local company to assist with consenting and site works or, if no-one is suitable, send our team to complete these also.