Gallery: Swanky VIP Lounge Made of Shipping Containers Rocks the Voodoo...

We can't think of a better place to scope out live performances by KISS, Lenny Kravitz and the Silversum Pickups than a giant illuminated viewing platform made of shipping containers, and that's exactly what Stefan Beese of RE:BE Design constructed for the
 
We can't think of a better place to scope out live performances by KISS, Lenny Kravitz and the Silversum Pickups than a giant illuminated viewing platform made of shipping containers, and that's exactly what Stefan Beese of RE:BE Design constructed for the 2009 Voodoo Music and Art Festival in New Orleans, LA. The containers were stacked to create a grand stand and VIP lounge complete with club-like seating and, of course, two bars. What's even cooler is that the cargotecture elements were reused in a new configuration for 2010, and will continue to be recycled for the event in coming years.

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  1. jennischmidt January 11, 2011 at 8:30 am

    cool

  2. Holcim Awards January 5, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    I’m not sure designing with shipping containers is really a novel idea anymore. You see it all the time. At least in this case they reuse the elements each year for the festival.

    Check out the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for other inspiring sustainable projects.
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