The shipping container: now a 3-storey house

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By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Saturday 19 January 2013

Here’s how to reinvent container blocks: turn it on its side and make it a three-storey house. This ingenious reimagining, Homebox, is by University of Hanover professor Han Slawik who made a wooden version with the same dimensions to run on the same transport system of shipping containers.

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Transportable Puma store

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By Casper Johansson in Architecture on Monday 27 July 2009

This transportable Puma store can be dismantled, transported by ship, and then re-opened as a temporary store, heralding a new style of city building dubbed Shipping Container Architecture.

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