Gallery: 6 Amazing Ways to Use Shipping Pallets in Architecture

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 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.

Shipping Pallet Emergency Shelter

New York firm I-Beam Design was working on a design for emergency housing when they thought about using shipping pallets. Found anywhere around the world, they are a ubiquitous building block and set about to come up with an easy to build shelter. The Pallet House shelter can be built with only basic tools in about a day and can be upgraded over time with insulation and other materials for more permanent housing.

Jellyfish Theatre in London

Shipping pallets are a great and inexpensive building block for temporary structures. As these do not need to stand the test of time, the pallets can be put up quickly to form basic structures like this theatre in London. The Jellyfish Theatre was up and running during the summer of 2010 and could seat 120 people for its performances.

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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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