Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Adam Kalkin 12 shipping container house
Casa del 12 contenedor del kalkin de Adam Kalkin / Web Urbanist
Adam Kalkin is part artist, part architect. His 12 Container Home design shows off both parts flawlessly. Built from – surprise – 12 recycled shipping containers, the ultra-modern open-air home somehow manages to feel cozy. The unique T-shaped design leaves a completely open center living area with floor-to-ceiling windows. ...
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Adán Kalkin es artista de la parte, arquitecto de la parte. Su diseño casero de 12 envases demuestra apagado ambas piezas sin defectos. Construido - sorpresa - de 12 contenedores reciclados, el hogar al aire libre ultramoderno maneja de alguna manera sentir acogedor. El diseño T-shaped único deja un área viva de centro totalmente abierta con las ventanas del piso-a-techo. ...
Container Architecture, from Web Urbanist:
20 Shipping Container Cities, Apartments and Emergency Shelters
Posted: 07 Dec 2009 04:00 PM PST
More classrooms for LIFE School in Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala?
Adam Kalkin: http://www.portrait.gov.au/exhibit/architecture/team-godsell.html
Quik-Build House: http://www.quik-build.com/quikHouse/QH_video.htm
Video Container Housing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65C9OLvmjpI
A clip from History Channel's "Modern Marvels" about London's Container City - a project which utilises end of life shipping containers into habitable accommodation ...
Great site for Shipping Container Architecture: firmitas.org
This is a webpage devoted to listing as many examples of people using shipping containers as architectural elements as I can find, in an effort to embolden people to use containers in building projects, when and where doing so is feasible and appropriate. Be aware that containers are not a perfect building material, since they tend to corrode, but they have been used effectively in some cases, especially in areas near saltwater. This is mainly a links page, and I cannot guarantee anything at all about the sites that I am offering links to, but I try to periodically search for and add links that are fresh and offer something useful and interesting, and I remove bad links and projects where information is incomplete. If you have a site worth adding, or experiences to relate in using containers for building, please contact me.
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