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The Shipping Container Scene in 2010

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Image credit Lloyd Alter One of the worst career moves I ever made was to write off shipping containers. I started my architectural education with them, winning the big prize in 1st year for this summer camp that folded out of a 40 footer. But in the real world I found them too small, too expensive, and too toxic, between the lead paint and the insecticides in the floors. But architects and designers keep proving that you can do interesting things with them. Preston at Jetson Green does a great roundup of 15 container projects that he covered this year; we do not have as many, but follow his lead.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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