Container CIty in Bogota Columbia is made of 12 shipping containers, each one occupied by a gourmet restaurant and set around an internal courtyard.More
Fabulous architecture made out of materials like books, bottles, Lego, shipping containers, and gingerbread, some at a small scale and others at a livable scale.More
Taking a step back, there was once a day where containerization at the ports was the biggest invention since sliced bread. Kate Ascher in The Works: Anatomy of a City calls it “The Container Revolution.” She states, “because the box can be moved easily from train or truck–or from truck or train to ship–without ever distributing the …More
The Stack is New York City’s first prefabricated apartment and it’s rising away from the real estate fray in Inwood.More
Pier 57, abandoned for almost a decade, will be revived by 2015. Source: Blouin Artinfo.
Just a few months ago Pier 57 was a floating concrete box that sat abandoned on the Hudson River at the end of 15th Street on the West Side Highway. But with the approval of the city council this …More
A shipping container house in Williamsburg, Brooklyn designed by an architect and her husband was finally completed last month after much delay.More
Untapped highlights the most interesting reads of the week: Cargotecture, Paris’ Fred le Chevalier, SF’s centuries-old Octagon House.More