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    5. Container City, London
    Developers Urban Space Management used a flexible, component-based container construction system to build this city in the London Docklands in 2001. The demand was so high for these homes made from 80% recycled materials that by 2002 they had built a second city right next to it. Rather than following the 1 container = 1 unit concept, architect Nicholas Lacey and partners and engineer Buro Happold used component pieces to create adaptable living and work spaces.

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    1. MizD50ish 110 months ago | reply

      I want one in Palo Alto California

    2. Jeremy Levine Design 104 months ago | reply

      Send one to California.

    3. Hasherdashery 98 months ago | reply

      Denver Co needs one

    4. holopala 93 months ago | reply

      That is incredibly ugly. Why not just build a warehouse with steel frame and prefabricated walls? Just as ugly but you could use it as a...well, a warehouse.

      I´ll admit those things are probably quite handy as movable medical facilities and destruction-zone housing.

      But to make a permanent house of that scale... You must be out of your mind.

    5. chereen2007 89 months ago | reply

      hoiopaia you are a kook!

    6. andio2011 86 months ago | reply

      I'd be very happy to live in one of these. :) Very cool and an amazing concept.

    7. Knight Faro 82 months ago | reply

      Where can i get one? Imma in London, haha!

      :o)

    8. Kamododragoon 71 months ago | reply

      That is the future of College Dorm's

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