Monthly Archives: May 2010

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Green Container International Aid Shelters Housing

Green Container Mission: To provide emergency shelter and long-term planning strategies to displaced populations made homeless from global catastrophes (Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Typhoons, Tsunamis, Volcano Eruptions and Floods).

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Chalet du Chemin Brochu by Pierre Morency

Shipping containers used for a private residence in Quebec, Canada by Pierre Morency Architects.

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Undulating Green Grass Roofing

Living under flora and fauna is ecologically sound

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Phooey Architects Children’s Activity Centre

Phooey Architects turned abandoned shipping containers into an activity center for children in Melbourne, Australia. Phooey decided to stack the containers and to cut them in order to create a thoroughly durable and in keeping with the origins of the containers themselves. All materials used … Read More

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Infiniski – Loft 120 Container Studio

Based in Chile, ‘sustainable architecture and construction’ agency, Infiniski have designed: Loft 120 modular studio/living space. Four 40ft containers have been used in this construction, providing 120m2 living space. The upper floors are fitted with additional surfaces to form a balcony. External wooden cladding has … Read More

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Container Radar Tower – Rotterdam, Amsterdam

NL architects of Amsterdam used shipping containers to construct a 70 metre high radar tower for shipping traffic in Rotterdam Harbour. The construction is also to be used as a viewing tower landmark.

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Archi Home Container

Archi Home develops dwellings made from recycled shipping containers, stacked together or side by side. Techni Group, owner of the Archi Home brand, initially set up business whilst managing the building site and camp. Since 2008 they have expend their activities and now offer solutions … Read More