Gallery: Everything You Need to Know About Green Building From Tetris

Green Container National Aid
 
Green Container National Aid takes advantage of thousands of surplus shipping containers to provide housing in distressed communities.This design for housing relief in Haiti packs in a lot of living quarters while keeping material use to a minimum.

The Tetris video may be a tongue-in-cheek shot at grim Soviet-era buildings, but the imagery it conjures is one of a rich and vivid future for our built environment. The concept is clear — you can build elaborate and beautiful buildings from simple modules. The future of building, especially sustainable development, is looking toward prefab building and increased density to solve some of our greatest challenges.

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  1. Nano Rescue House Provi... October 18, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    [...] Rescue House are planned and are based on the same footprint, starting at a meager 7000 lbs. Being stackable up to eight high with no added support means low-rise apartment buildings can effectively be raised [...]

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