Gallery: Stacked Shipping Container Sugoroku Office Pops up in Japan

 
As part of their lease agreement, they proposed an architectural design and agreed to remove and reconstruct it every few years.

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  1. Kai at ShelterKraft April 13, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    I love the idea of solid portable buildings like this!

    But I find it a bit curious that they felt the need to build a structural grid to hold up and stack the containers when the containers themselves are meant to be stacked 8 to 10 high on ships. Even with seismic/wind loading and incorporating elements such as balconies, stairs and open areas, I would come up with design/engineering solutions that don’t rely on an external grid structure. This is precisely what our own portable production fabrication/office structures are about. ~ shelterkraft

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