Gallery: Ex-Container Project Provides Shipping Container Housing for V...


A group led by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects — who designed the Bayside Marina Hotel we featured not long ago — has formed the Ex-Container Project with the intention of using shipping containers as disaster relief housing for people displaced by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. With shipping containers being used around the world as permanent buildings, these temporary residences are low cost and can eventually be turned into long term residences if needed.

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  1. bjornross May 21, 2011 at 2:39 am

    Response to “jlamb”‘s request of 18 April 2011:
    JLAMB, I would be interested to help you out as I am currently in the process of planning a research on subject matter. You can look me up on Google using the keyword: ‘bjorn ross disaster’ and you will get links for contacting me.

  2. jlamb April 18, 2011 at 8:27 am

    I would like to communicate with someone in this project about volunteering to help build these shipping container houses. Could someone please contact me?

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