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Exhibition: Container Architecture at the NRW Forum Museum in Duesseldorf

Exhibition: Container Architecture at the NRW Forum Museum in Duesseldorf
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Shipping container architecture The Nomadic Museum is composed of 152 shipping containers. It was constructed to house a photography exhibit in New York City in 2005, was dismantled, and was reassembled in Santa Monica, California, USA in early 2006. Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using steel intermodal containers (shipping containers) as structural element, because of their inherent strength, wide availability and relatively low cost. Advantages Strength and durability Shipping containers are in many ways an ideal building material. Modular All shipping containers are made to standard measurements and as such they provide modular elements that can be combined into larger structures. Transport Pre-fabricated modules can also be easily transported by ship, truck or rail, because they already conform to standard shipping sizes. Availability Used shipping containers are available across the globe. Cost Disadvantages Temperature Labour Construction site Building permits Treatment of timber floors Solvents Books

Containers of Hope / Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture Architects: Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture Location: San Jose, Costa Rica Project area: 100 sqm Project year: 2011 Photographs: Andres Garcia Lachner Gabriela Calvo and Marco Peralta dreamed of living in their fantastic property 20 minutes outside of the city of San Jose, Costa Rica; where they could be with their horses and enjoy the natural landscape. They made the very bold choice of exploring with me the possibility of creating a very inexpensive house made out of disregarded shipping containers that allowed them to be dept free and live the life they always dreamed of. A roof between the two containers, made from the scrap pieces of metal taken to make the windows, not only creates an internal sensation of openness but also provides a cross ventilation which is surprisingly sufficient enough to never have to turn the air conditioning on. The final cost of the house (40,000USD) is lower than the cost of social housing provided for the poor in Costa Rica.

Munda Shipping Container Tiny House on May 16, 2015 This shipping container tiny house is designed and built by Munda Design and Construction. When you walk inside you’ll notice an open one level floor plan with no lofts, ladders, or staircases. The company is offering base units at 16, 20 and 24 feet. Pricing starts at about $18,000. Please enjoy and re-share below. Images © Munda Learn more: You can share this shipping container tiny house with your friends and family for free using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below.

Shipping Container Housing Guide Modern Shipping Container House in Venice, CA on August 20, 2015 This is a modern shipping container house in Venice, CA. It consists of three 20 foot containers designed to offer functional indoor and outdoor living space. Each container serves a purpose; the lime green container is the home office, the middle cream white container is the kitchen, and the chili red container is the bedroom and bathroom. Pretty cool, right? This home has luxurious amenities throughout including skylights, custom cabinetry and even a steam room! Would you live simply in a shipping container home like this one? Images © ipme Learn more: Resources You can send this shipping container story to your friends for free using the social media and e-mail share buttons below.

Hon svetsade ihop 4 containrar på sin tomt. När vi ser slutresultatet tappar vi andan! Claudie Dubreuil kommer från Quebec i Kanada och är ingen främling för hållbara byggmaterial. Faktum är att hennes företag, Collections Dubreuil, är stolta över deras sätt att bygga hus och återanvända material på ett ekologiskt hållbart sätt. Hon får dock sällan chansen att visa det fullt ut. De flesta hus Claudie bygger är någorlunda konventionella. Därför höll hon inte tillbaka någonting när det var dags att bygga hennes eget. Hon bestämde sig för att använda gamla fraktcontainrar som byggmaterial, och resultatet är inget annat än häpnadsväckande. Att få tag i containrar var enkelt. Den svåraste delen i hela projektet var att få ingenjören att anpassa dem efter hennes ritningar. Efter att ha kämpat i månader fick hon dem till slut levererade och svetsade på plats. Skillnaden är enorm. Den är lika vacker och modern som utsidan, och de stora fönstrena ger en oslagbar utsikt. Det finns inslag av tegel och trä, och väggen bakom spiraltrappan bidrar verkligen till atmosfären.

MEKA reinvents shipping container housing Shipping containers are wonderful things- for shipping. They are part of an elaborate and extensive infrastructure for moving goods cheaply and efficiently that has revolutionized world trade. They are also all the rage among designers and architects who have been converting them into housing, with varying degrees of success. Then there is Meka. Where a shipping container is designed with enough steel to stack nine high completely filled with stuff, Meka designs their boxes with just enough steel to do the structural job that is required, while filling in the rest with conventional building materials that cost a lot less, that are easier to work with, and provide some insulation. What we're working with is a more livable structure. Where conventional modular housing has a range of about 500 miles from the factory because of the cost of shipping, these things can go anywhere. We were fascinated with and wanted to continue to pursue the ease of shipping and trucking and rail.

645 Sq. Ft. Modern Shipping Container Modular Home on September 12, 2015 This is a 645 sq. ft. modern shipping container modular home called the Kiev by Nova Deco which is an international manufacturer in Australia that builds quality shipping container and modular homes. When you go inside using the glass sliding doors you’ll find yourself in the living area that opens up to the kitchen and dining room. Images © Nova Deko Related: Modern Eco Pod Tiny House by Pod Space Learn more: You can send this modern modular home to your friends for free using the social media and e-mail share buttons below. If you enjoyed this modern shipping container home you’ll absolutely LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more! Related: 1100 Sq. The following two tabs change content below. Andrea has lived simply in small spaces for more than 7 years and enjoys sharing her space saving (and space multiplying) tips from experience. Related Novadeko Modular 218 Sq. 320 Sq.

Cargotecture EBS Block | Product EBS Block is a uniquely designed modular, prefabricated, fully functional portable house created from a 20ft shipping container. Dimensionally, traditional individual container homes can create awkward living/working spaces. Taking into account added insulation, you have a long narrow box with less than eight foot ceiling. To make an adequate sized space, multiple boxes need to be combined. This is not the case with EBS Block as our unique innovative design opens up to be 6 metres long X 8 metres wide X 3.5 metres high and provides a total live-able area of 54m2 which encompasses the pull out bathroom/kitchen on each side of the house. EBS Block is opened via remote control using the integrated mechanical and electrical systems. EBS Block is designed to adapt to harsh terrains and weather conditions, providing a spacious and comfortable living area. EBS is highly transportable as the entire unit is built inside a standard TEU 20 feet ISO HC shipping container. Residential Pricing Standard