Shipping Container Business Complex Goes up in London

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Pop Brixton is a local business campus, which will soon open its doors in London, UK. It will house independent start-ups and small businesses from the area and the project managers estimate that it will create about 200 jobs by supporting around 80 local entrepreneurs, as well as create 12 apprenticeships being paid by the London Living Wage. (more…)

By |June 8th, 2015|Container Design|0 Comments

Off-Grid Micro Shelter

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The firm Nice Architects of Bratislava, Slovakia is currently in the process of building a very interesting micro shelter. They are calling it the Ecocapsule, and, once completed, it will operate off-the-grid, boasting a lot of sustainable and green technologies. The company hopes to start selling these eco-friendly pods by the end of this year.

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By |June 5th, 2015|Green Building|0 Comments

Another Awesome Tiny Home

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The tiny home built by Shelley and Joshua is yet another example of how spacious a small home can be. They’ve equipped their 224-square-foot tiny home with a spacious kitchen, full bathroom, and a sleeping area that has adequate headroom.

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By |June 4th, 2015|Green Building|0 Comments

Fully Functioning Floating House Made of Shipping Containers

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Looking at the pictures of this home, it’s hard to believe it is actually a floating home and not some clever photoshoping. This so-called Floating House was designed and built by Steve and Nick Tidball of the ,TBWA Advertising agency and it is currently floating on the Thames in London, UK.

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By |June 3rd, 2015|Container Design|2 Comments

Tiny Modern Student Dorm

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The design firm CannonDesign, or more precisely their design studio Yazdani Studio, recently introduced a unique and modern Sleeping Pod, which will be used as student housing at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios. The Sleeping Pod is a fully furnished dorm room, and could also easily be used as a guesthouse, office space, extra bedroom or temporary housing. (more…)

By |June 2nd, 2015|Prefab|0 Comments

Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets

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Pallets are sturdy and abundant, and therefore a great material for upcycling to meet a number of architecture and design needs. A Tokyo based firm Hiroki Tominaga Atelier recently used them in a unique office space renovation. What’s more, they were able to do so without the end result looking like a DIY project.

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By |June 1st, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment