Our models are designed to make the most of a view or outdoor living space in one direction. The rear of the unit features 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. 

The Tekapo (1 bed)

From $99k+gst

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

Includes 1.8kw grid tied solar system


The Coromandel (studio unit)

From $99k+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.

Features 1.8kw grid tied solar system


The Taupo (1.5 bed)

From $155k+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. 

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

Features 1.8kw grid tied solar system

Coming Soon…


The Russell (1-2 bed)

From $165k+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.

Features 2kw grid tied solar system

Russell Plan View
Russell 3d

Russell 3d 1bed

The Paihia (3-4 bed)

From $245k+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.

Features 2.8kw grid tied solar system

Paihia Plan View
Paihia furnished plan
IQ Paihia 3d cropped

The Waitakere (3 bed)

From $245k+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.

Includes 2.8kw grid tied solar system

Waitakere plan

Waitakere +1

Waitakere V2

Waitakere 3d visual

Waitakere v2 3D

The Taranaki (3 bed)

From $245k+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.

Includes 2.8kw grid tied solar system. Utilities are located on the exterior in this model


$35k+gst, $45k+gst 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)

Waiheke with Bathroom






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.


Great Barrier

From $75k+gst

This is our self-sufficient model designed to operate off-the-grid where power, water and sewage connections are unavailable.

It features solar panels with battery storage, fresh water tank, grey water filter system, composting, cassette or waterless toilet, LPG water heating, kitchenette with gas stove and mini fridge/freezer.

Additional options include heating, a custom built sofa wall bed and furnishings such as bar stools, blinds and TV.

Or we can install a 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.

For a lock up and leave lifestyle we can even add a fold up deck

Based of a 20′ model our IQ Great Barrier is light and easier to transport.

Like all our designs, additional room(s) can be gained by adding an IQ Waiheke or 10m2 model.

Great Barrier no furniture
GB plan w Furniture

GB mexx floor plan furnished


GB mezz floor 3d


Pricing is inclusive of solar system where indicated, 1000L rainwater recycling system plumbed to your toilet and washing machine, 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.

Where applicable it 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 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.