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Containers of Hope : By Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture

July 9, 2011

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San Jose, Costa Rica Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Andres Garcia Lachner Click above image to view slideshow Gabriela Calvo and Marco Peralta dreamed of living in their fantastic property 20 minutes outside of the city of San Jose, Costa Rica; where they could be with their horses and […]

Interview: Zigloo

September 13, 2010

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A truly new way to live – that is what Zigloo.ca is all about. Located in Victoria B.C., Canada, this small company uses shipping containers as architectural building blocks; the benefits of which are lowering our carbon footprint, saving our forests and doing it affordably. We spoke with Keith Dewey, owner and designer of zigloo.ca, […]

House extension / Christophe Nogry

September 12, 2010

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© Stéphane Chalmeau Architect: Christophe Nogry architectLocation: Nantes, FranceDesigner: Jean François GodetProject Area: 57 sqmProject Year: 2009Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau This project of extension is in a suburban zone of a district of the city of Nantes, facing in a set of building of the 1960s. The wish of the client was to create an extension […]

Container Studio / Maziar Behrooz Architecture

September 12, 2010

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© Courtesy of Maziar Behrooz Architecture Architects: Maziar Behrooz ArchitectureLocation: Amagansett, NY, USAProject Area: 840 sq ftProject Year: 2010Photographs: Dalton Portella & Francine Fleischer © Courtesy of Maziar Behrooz Architecture The client needed an art studio close to her house (which we renovated in 2008). Her requirements were for a space of about 700 sf […]

The Box Mix / Manuel Márquez

September 12, 2010

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Manuel Márquez, an architect from San Luis de Potosí, Mexico shared with us “The Box Mix”, a two unit apartment building. You can see more images and architect’s description after the break. The buliding site is a corner in a midclass residential neighborhood. The site has only 2150 sq ft. The developer intended to build […]

Upcycled Container House in Malaysia

September 12, 2010

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I thought it would be fun to take a look at this container home designed by Ken Kwok for the distant locale of Malaysia. Using six shipping containers, Anand Bungalows developed the 2,551 square foot project, which includes rainwater harvesting, natural ventilation, water-efficient fixtures, dual-flush toilets, and abundant natural lighting to minimize energy consumption. Check […]