container architecture

February 5, 2008 at 7:20 am 2 comments

Here’s a video about architect + artist, Adam Kalkin, who is revolutionizing the practice of recycling used shipping containers in architecture – primarily houses.

The idea of using old shipping containers isn’t exactly a new one, but we are beginning to see it used more often. But you have to be careful because you can get the bad, along with the good.

The Bad:

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and the Good:

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  • 1. becky davis  |  February 5, 2008 at 6:44 pm

    I loved the container info….what a great thing!

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  • 2. renaissanceronin  |  August 11, 2008 at 5:40 am

    Container housing is making it’s mark! We’re doing it in Mississippi, as part of our recovery from Hurricane Katrina. See our blog for more details!

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