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Architects are increasingly proposing new architectural uses for shipping containers, such as replacing slum housing with skyscrapers formed from the stacked metal boxes and forming staircases by balancing them at an angle.

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Venice architecture studio AMAA has installed eight shipping containers in an Italian factory as a permanent installation that aims to investigate what architecture is. British Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Modular Structure, Container Architecture, Shed Roof, Research And Development, Create Space, Cool Landscapes

AMAA arranges shipping containers to create Space within a space

Venice architecture studio AMAA has installed eight shipping containers in an Italian factory as a permanent installation that aims to investigate what architecture is.

Space Within A Space is a permanent installation designed without a specific use in mind. British Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Modular Structure, Container Architecture, Keep The Lights On, Shed Roof, Ideal Tools, Space Photos, Dezeen

AMAA arranges shipping containers to create Space within a space

Space Within A Space is a permanent installation designed without a specific use in mind.

Venice architecture studio AMAA has installed eight shipping containers in an Italian factory as a permanent installation that aims to investigate what architecture is. Shipping Container Sheds, Converted Shipping Containers, Container Buildings, Container Architecture, British Architecture, Modular Structure, Container House Design, Create Space, House Prices

AMAA arranges shipping containers to create Space within a space

Venice architecture studio AMAA has installed eight shipping containers in an Italian factory as a permanent installation that aims to investigate what architecture is.

AMAA arranges shipping containers to create Space within a space. British Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Modular Structure, Container Architecture, Shed Roof, Research And Development, Create Space, Cool Landscapes

AMAA arranges shipping containers to create Space within a space

AMAA arranges shipping containers to create Space within a space.

Building company Containerwerk has turned old shipping containers into 21 micro apartments for visitors to the town of Wertheim in Germany. Micro Apartment, Tiny Apartments, Container Architecture, Container Buildings, Container Houses, Shipping Container Conversions, Shipping Container Homes, Shipping Containers, Metal Facade

Containerwerk turns shipping containers into micro apartments in Germany

Called My Home, each apartment sits in a decommissioned shipping container. The containers have been arranged in groups of three and clad in timber. Untreated local timber was selected for the cladding to create an "aesthetic overlap" with the surrounding trees and the "trendy" containers, said developer Nicolas de Fejer.

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Containerwerk turns shipping containers into micro apartments in Germany

Building startup Containerwerk has turned old shipping containers into 21 micro apartments for visitors to the town of Wertheim in Germany.

MB Architecture stacks shipping containers to form Amagansett holiday home Geometric Pool, Wood Steps, Decoration Design, Affordable Housing, House Made, Open Plan Living, Modern Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, The Hamptons

MB Architecture stacks shipping containers to form Amagansett holiday home

New York studio MB Architecture has stacked shipping containers to construct this black holiday house in Amagansett, New York in two days.

TOOP Architectuur has designed two mobile architecture studios for its staff made of repurposed shipping containers clad in mirrors and timber. Home Office, Mobile Architecture, Interior Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Building Architecture, Shipping Container Office, Shipping Containers, Shipping Container Interior, Cargo Container Homes

Shipping containers turned into mirrored architects' studio

Walls, floors and ceilings have been finished with standardised panels of red plywood, a material usually used for construction rather than as a finish.

TOOP Architectuur has designed two mobile architecture studios for its staff made of repurposed shipping containers clad in mirrors and timber. Shipping Container Office, Shipping Containers, Mobile Architecture, Feng Shui House, Art Deco, Patio Wall, Sliding Windows, Sliding Door, Glass Facades

TOOP Architectuur turns shipping containers into mirrored architects' studio

The rear of this studio creates a boundary to the street. Its blank wooden elevation is entered through a hidden door. Within each container, a run of desks is oriented looking out towards the landscape.

TOOP Architectuur has designed two mobile architecture studios for its staff made of repurposed shipping containers clad in mirrors and timber. Mobile Architecture, British Architecture, Building Architecture, Shipping Container Office, Shipping Containers, Patio Wall, Sliding Windows, Glass Facades, Co Working

Shipping containers turned into mirrored architects' studio

Cowes, surrounded by a green, hilly landscape has been covered almost entirely with mirrors. A large, sliding opening at its centre and a full-height window at one end.

TOOP Architectuur has designed two mobile architecture studios for its staff made of repurposed shipping containers clad in mirrors and timber. Mobile Architecture, British Architecture, Shipping Container Office, Shipping Containers, House Tweaking, Patio Wall, Glass Facades, Shed Plans, Art Design

TOOP Architectuur turns shipping containers into mirrored architects' studio

Belgian practice TOOP Architectuur has designed two mobile architects' studios for its staff made of repurposed shipping containers clad in mirrors and timber.

Two shipping containers are joined together and topped by an angular polycarbonate extension in this conceptual design for low-cost housing by Peruvian firm TRS Studio. Conceptual Architecture, Conceptual Design, Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Design, Container Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Shipping Container Homes, Shipping Containers, Sea Containers

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Peruvian-based TRS Studio envisioned homes created from two repurposed shipping containers topped with a polycarbonate roof for this affordable housing concept.

Squirrel Park is a scheme of four houses made from converted shipping containers in Oklahoma City, US, by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Converted Shipping Containers, Shipping Container Buildings, Shipping Container House Plans, Container Houses, Container Design, Container Cabin, Cargo Container, Container Store, Metal Stud Framing

AHMM unveils shipping-container housing development in Oklahoma

Inside, the shipping containers have been converted into habitable spaces with a metal stud frame 2.5 centimetres off the steel frame encased in just under 13 centimetres of sprayable insulation foam.

Squirrel Park is a scheme of four houses made from converted shipping containers in Oklahoma City, US, by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Converted Shipping Containers, Shipping Container Buildings, Shipping Container Homes, Sea Container Homes, Sea Containers, Container Houses, Surface Drainage, Metal Siding, Ranch Style

AHMM unveils shipping-container housing development in Oklahoma

Two containers make up the ground floor of each house, with two more cantilevered three metres over one end to create a sheltered porch below and a first-floor terrace off the master bedroom.

Squirrel Park is a scheme of four houses made from converted shipping containers in Oklahoma City, US, by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Converted Shipping Containers, Shipping Container Homes, Surface Drainage, Horse Trough, Container Architecture, Timber Cladding, Affordable Housing, Indoor Outdoor Living, Elegant Homes

AHMM unveils shipping-container housing development in Oklahoma

A total of 16 lightly used steel shipping containers – which had "been around the world once" according to Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – were used to make the four houses.

AHMM unveils shipping-container housing development in Oklahoma: Squirrel Park is a scheme of four houses made from converted once-used steel in Oklahoma City, USA, by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Converted Shipping Containers, Shipping Container Buildings, Shipping Container Homes, Container Houses, Surface Drainage, Horse Trough, Metal Siding, Zaha Hadid Architects, Affordable Housing

AHMM unveils shipping-container housing development in Oklahoma

Built for a developer client who plans to live in one of the properties, Squirrel Park in Oklahoma is a shipping-container housing development.