Architects transform old shipping containers into an edgy concert hall
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The Swiss architecture firm won the bid to design Le Port Franc in a December 2011 competition. In the spirit of reuse, the architects recycled an existing warehouse building with tall ceilings and created two-story areas by stacking shipping containers on top of one another. The corrugated metal surfaces were left in their original condition to give the venue an edgy and unique character. Different colored containers are grouped side by side for visual interest. Related: Cargotecture transforms...