Project

Container City

Year of Completion

1-1-2001

Client

Container City

Material of interest

Shipping containers

Material Used

Forty-foot equivalent unit shipping containers

Properties of Materials

Low cost; Reusing materials; High strength, prefabricated steel modules; Cuts construction time in half; Minimizes site disruption; storage container buildings can easily be removed from a site and used elsewhere.

Material Properties

Material of interest and material used: Forty foot equivalent unit shipping containers.

Properties of material: Low cost; Reusing materials; High strength, prefabricated steel modules; Cuts construction time in half; Minimizes site disruption; storage container buildings can easily be removed from a site and used elsewhere.

Application

Units

Climate

Marine West Coast

Environmental Response

Durable, Resilient

Keywords

Units, Marine West Coast, Durable, Resilient

Location

London, England, United Kingdom

Sources

Architect website: www.containercity.com/

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Date submitted

8-1-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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