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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Puma City Shipping Container Store Comes to Boston’s Fan Pier

Puma City Shipping Container Store Comes to Boston’s Fan Pier

When we first heard about Puma City, the tri-level, 11,000-square-foot retail store and event space made of 24 refurbished shipping containers, we were intrigued by the popular sportswear brand's pre-fab

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PREFAB FRIDAY: LOT-EK Container Home Kit (CHK)

PREFAB FRIDAY: LOT-EK Container Home Kit (CHK)

We've raved about Lot-Ek before for their ingenious conversions of industrial shipping containers into inhabitable modern spaces. And with their Container Home Kit (CHK) project, they're bringing shipping

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VIDEO: Shipping-Container Homes from Lot-ek

VIDEO: Shipping-Container Homes from Lot-ek

Anyone who reads Inhabitat with regularity knows we love shipping-container architecture, and are big fans of the creative NYC architecture firm Lot-ek. We've raved about their Recycled Airplane Library

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LOT-EK’S RECYCLED AIRPLANE LIBRARY

LOT-EK’S RECYCLED AIRPLANE LIBRARY

Move out of the way shipping containers... there's a new kid on the block: airplane fuselages. New York's urban architect recyclers, LOT-EK, have recently designed a library in Guadalajara made

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