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Teaser: Here is the existing shell space for a great new build out in Phoenix on the boards at Reset Studios. Awesome bones of 4″ high concrete block units and a roof of exposed concrete double T’s. This  3,227 SF project is part of a larger project with an awesome tenant mix, fantastic location, and […]

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A posting for my new client/friend – you know who you are! The installation in Mission Bay has been compared to a similar “cargotecture” design, “Proxy”, located in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood. Proxy is another mobile open space intervention featuring shipping containers, programmable public space, and local food. Originally planned as a temporary installation, […]

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This looks great, and mimics what a lot of people are looking at doing in their back yards. You can see the full link here – http://inhabitat.com/california-builder-transforms-backyard-into-shipping-container-work-space/schoup-live-work-container-conversion-7/?extend=1 When Oakland designer and builder Stephen Schoup’s firm, building Lab inc, grew too big for his old backyard workshop, he thought long and hard on how to increase his […]

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This might be my favorite shipping container project so far. This really takes advantage of the properties of the container without being limited by them. The basement becomes a solution for the grade as well as a fantastic base to attach to. If my backyard looked like this, I’d love this little studio. Here is […]

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Sorry, I know I have been a little fixated on these lately, but this is just a beautiful installation. Perfect for the context without the need for additional skin, and the lighting of these really make it memorable. The link to the full story on Inhabitat –  http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/02/17/beautiful-shipping-container-sunset-observatory-rises-in-south-korea/ This beautiful sunset observatory made from recycled shipping […]

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This organization is focused on trying to solve the housing problem in a way that is certainly more sustainable, but sure to incite.  By using shipping containers that are left in ports (it is cheaper to build new ones than to ship them back), they are re purposing the containers to create simple, affordable solutions. […]