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PHOTOS: Daring Shipping Container House Boasts a Dramatically Sliced Profile

PHOTOS: Daring Shipping Container House Boasts a Dramatically Sliced Profile

http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-unusual-wedge-shaped-shipping-container-townhouse-rises-in-brooklyn/m-shipping-container-lead/?extend=1 With shipping container homes becoming more and more common, it

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The “Wagon of Knowledge” is a Mobile Cultural Center for Remote Communities in Ecuador

The “Wagon of Knowledge” is a Mobile Cultural Center for Remote Communities in Ecuador

The Wagon of Knowledge is not defined by any one purpose, and was even designed with interchangeable components that allow it to morph from conference space to performance venue right before your eyes.

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Google’s Mysterious Barge to be a Temporary Exhibition Space with 12 ‘Fish Fin’ Sails

Google’s Mysterious Barge to be a Temporary Exhibition Space with 12 ‘Fish Fin’ Sails

The mystery surrounding a barge moored near San Francisco's Treasure Island has been solved, but the Google showroom is getting more interesting by the day. Designed by Gensler and LOT-EK and submitted by

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SANAA Wins Competition to Design the New Taichung City Cultural Center

SANAA Wins Competition to Design the New Taichung City Cultural Center

SANAA’s proposal was designed in collaboration with local Taiwanese studio Ricky Liu & Associates Architects + Planners. The project will play a pivotal role in mega-merging the skyscraping towers

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RMJM Unveils Proposal for Cloud-Shaped Cultural Center in Taichung, Taiwan

RMJM Unveils Proposal for Cloud-Shaped Cultural Center in Taichung, Taiwan

The city of Taichung in western Taiwan recently held an international design competition to build a new library and cultural center in the city center. The competition has brought out some seriously

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LOT-EK Unveils Plans for Solar Taichung Cultural Center Made from 1,620 Recycled Shipping Containers

LOT-EK Unveils Plans for Solar Taichung Cultural Center Made from 1,620 Recycled Shipping Containers

LOT-EK chose to use recycled shipping containers in their Taichung City Cultural Center proposal due to the modular units' low environmental impact and practical form. "Shipping containers, because

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LOT-EK’s Sanlitun South is an Urban Shipping Container Village in Beijing

LOT-EK’s Sanlitun South is an Urban Shipping Container Village in Beijing

LOT-EK's Sunlitan South is one part of a larger retail and living center in Beijing. Master planned by The Oval Partnership for Swire Properties, the project also features building designed by KKAA/Kengo

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Design 99′s Power House is Both an Art Installation and Renewable Energy Source!

Design 99′s Power House is Both an Art Installation and Renewable Energy Source!

Power House is a symbol of innovation, enlivening a community with artistic ideas, education, and an introduction to the potential of green and renewable energy. The project also brings international

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7 Amazing Green Bookstores and Libraries from Around the World

7 Amazing Green Bookstores and Libraries from Around the World

Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore El Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore 24-Hour Library Built from 1,000 Empty Beer Cartons Westbury-sub-Mendip’s Phone Booth Library BiebBus Shipping Container Library Van

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World’s First Exhibit on Container Architecture Curated by Jure Kotnik Lands in Seattle

World’s First Exhibit on Container Architecture Curated by Jure Kotnik Lands in Seattle

Jure Kotnik, an architect based out of Slovenia, is most well known for his recent book called Container Architecture as well as a number of completed cargotecture projects. The traveling architecture

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Artful Renovation Turns San Francisco’s Historic Pier 24 Into Enormous Photography Gallery

Artful Renovation Turns San Francisco’s Historic Pier 24 Into Enormous Photography Gallery

The building is designated in the National Register, so its renovation had to preserve the site's historic architectural integrity. Envelope a+d responded to this challenge with a design that embraces the

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VW+BS’ Periscope Building Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of Singapore

VW+BS’ Periscope Building Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of Singapore

In big, bustling cities, it's hard to find new space for commercial buildings. But the VW +BS architectural firm took their search in Singapore above and beyond, literally. Their newly constructed

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6 Exceptional Eco Schools

6 Exceptional Eco Schools

Philippine Bamboo School Project FROG Oaxaca School of Plastic Arts APAP Open School German High School School of Art, Design and Media The Green School This magnificent school campus in Bali is

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LAVAs’ Disaster Relief Prefab Pod Is Both Funky and Functional

LAVAs’ Disaster Relief Prefab Pod Is Both Funky and Functional

Lava's emergency shelter is designed for ultimate ease and comfort in the worst of scenarios. Resembling an origami pod, the unit can be cut out of local plywood and assembled or even be dropped off by

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H&M Starts The Summer Right With a Pop-Up Container Store on the Beach

H&M Starts The Summer Right With a Pop-Up Container Store on the Beach

Swedish retail giant H&M started the summer right with a two day sale in a temporary container store that popped up right on the beach! Situated at the Hague’s popular Scheveningen seaside resort,

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LOT-EK Recycles Doors Into a Spectacular Storefront for Van Alen Books in NYC

LOT-EK Recycles Doors Into a Spectacular Storefront for Van Alen Books in NYC

While it may seem that books are being quickly replaced by their E-tablet counterparts, there are still a handful of people out there keeping the art of print alive. Van Alen Books, specializing in both

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Construction Commences on MVRDV’s Massive Amanora Vertical City Apartments in India

Construction Commences on MVRDV’s Massive Amanora Vertical City Apartments in India

Construction has just broken ground on Phase 1 of MVRDV's Amanora Apartment City - Future Towers in Pune, India. Developed by City Corporation - a leading real estate development corporation in the Indian

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Petroleum Tank Turned into Futuristic Loft Sleeping Pod and Loo

Petroleum Tank Turned into Futuristic Loft Sleeping Pod and Loo

To make the most of the material, LOT-EK cut the tank into two sections. The first section was placed horizontally over the living room and contains two sleeping pods that look a lot like something out of

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Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated Windows

Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated Windows

The new architecture school is part of a much larger arts campus that will be completed in 2014 and will include the Institute of Design, Academy of Fine Arts, and Public Art Museum. Located in downtown

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LOT-EK Wins AIA New York Chapter’s Design Award 2011 for APAP Shipping Container Art School

LOT-EK Wins AIA New York Chapter’s Design Award 2011 for APAP Shipping Container Art School

LOT-EK’s design for the Open School focused on activating the open space at the river edge. Set on a site that included an incredible sloping hill and extended water and rock path, the architects were

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Foster + Partners Selected to Design Carbon Neutral Park for West Kowloon Cultural District

Foster + Partners Selected to Design Carbon Neutral Park for West Kowloon Cultural District

The architecture news of the day is that Foster + Partners has been selected by the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority to design a massive 56-acre urban park on a reclaimed harbor-front

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8 Green Design Valentines for the Designers We Love

8 Green Design Valentines for the Designers We Love

Design crush: Bjarke Ingels Ode to Bjarke: Buildings worthy of climbing, cascading roofs of green, on you I am so keen. Do you happen to have a wife, your designs are larger than life. From New York

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Superstar Architects Team Up To Design BOOM, a Sprawling Desert Eco Community

Superstar Architects Team Up To Design BOOM, a Sprawling Desert Eco Community

The 100-acre development is an attempt to rethink home, community and wellness, and will include 300 private residences in 8 different neighborhoods. Desert sensitive landscaping, pathways and recreation

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Shipping Container Penthouse With an Empire State Building View!

Shipping Container Penthouse With an Empire State Building View!

The penthouse consists of two main portions - a refurbished mechanical room and a 20 foot truck container. The yellow aluminum container encapsulates a pretty spacious bedroom, but also has room for a

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LOT-EK’s Nine Level Shipping Container Mall for New York City

LOT-EK’s Nine Level Shipping Container Mall for New York City

With the economy stalling, there are currently many empty lots or slivers of land sitting stagnant in the city. Shipping container malls could revitalize those unused spaces. Not only are they easier and

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Steven Holl Unveils Light-Filled Glasgow School of Art

Steven Holl Unveils Light-Filled Glasgow School of Art

The Glasgow School of Art just announced that New York-based architect Steven Holl won the competition to design an elegant new studio, teaching and research building. The project focuses on reducing

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Shipping Container Art School in Korea by LOT-EK

Shipping Container Art School in Korea by LOT-EK

In case you couldn't get enough shipping container architecture today, LOT-EK recently unveiled plans for an art school built from eight shipping containers in Korea. Situated along the river's edge, the

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Puma City Shipping Container Store Pops Up in NYC

Puma City Shipping Container Store Pops Up in NYC

photo credit: SampleSaleShop.com In honor of the World Cup, Puma has set up shop at South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan with a shipping container installation designed by LOT-EK. Our friends at

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Stunning Shipping Container City Springs up in Mexico

Stunning Shipping Container City Springs up in Mexico

This hip, colorfully painted shipping container city recently sprung up just outside of Mexico City. Created by a small community of businesses, the project features restaurants, gallery space, bars,

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