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    4. Student Housing Project Keetwonen, Amsterdam
    Here, containers have been used to create 1,000 dorm units for Dutch students, making it the biggest container city in the world. It was launched by Tempo Housing in 2006. Not only does it look hip and provides all the amenities a student could ask for, it also has a rooftop used for rainwater drainage, heat dispersal and insulation of the units below. The award-winning project has received a lot of international attention and is so successful that its planned relocation after 5 years has been postponed until 2016.

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    1. jacobonyango 62 months ago | reply

      This is a fantastic approach and i would really advocate for it wherever i go especially in the so called third world countries where i come from.

    2. Beauty Photos 47 months ago | reply

      Why can't we Americans do smart stuff like this!!!???

    3. 44 months ago | reply

      There's one in The hague as well. Not as massive as this one but still.

    4. Kamododragoon 30 months ago | reply

      This is something college can expect in the next 50 yrs

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