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Container Architecture

First of all, what is container architecture? Shipping container architecture is a style of architecture that utilizes shipping containers for structural components. Shipping container architects leverage a huge number of these structures, that are too expensive to ship back empty to their countries of origin, to build sustainable, modular structures for commercial and residential buildings. This form of architecture was patented in august 8, 1989, by Phillip C. Clark, as a method for converting one or more steel shipping containers into a habitable building at a building site. Since then shipping containers have become more and more popular as a material for not only habitable buildings on contruction site but also for modern homes, and even a cheap alternative to when you are looking for a first house. This could be the future of architecture.


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