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6 Amazing Ways to Use Shipping Pallets in Architecture

by , 04/13/12

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Affordable PalletenHaus

German firm, Palleten Haus has been focusing their design efforts lately on affordable housing using none other than the shipping pallet. One of their first versions was the stellar modular pallet house, which showed in many spots around Europe. Efficient in terms of energy use and affordable in terms of materials, the PalletenHaus is 60 sq meter (655 sq ft) house, used 800 pallets and roughly cost of €8 per pallet.

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Casa Manifesto in Chile

This gorgeous and modern home was designed by James&Mau built by Infiniski and includes shipping containers and a shipping pallet rain screen. The screen helps the home naturally cool by allowing air to move around the structure. Casa Manifesto was built for about €80,000 and is heated and cooled with a geothermal heat pump system.

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  1. Cesar Gustavo Fernandez March 17, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    ingenioso y menos desperdicios en los basurales

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