• Canada’s largest shipping container market – Canada

    The people of Toronto are enjoying the country’s largest shipping container market, courtesy of local firm LGA Architectural Partners. Located on a two-block, 2.4 acre site, the Stackt...

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    The people of Toronto are enjoying the country’s largest shipping container market, courtesy of local firm LGA Architectural Partners. Located on a two-block, 2.4 acre site, the Stackt market is comprised of various repurposed shipping containers, configured to make the most of the space in order to create a vibrant market area that serves as a community hub....
  • Coffee Lab By Ipanema Coffees – Brazil

    The Ipanema Coffees is a Brazilian company located in Minas Gerais, which produces and sells specialty coffees for the whole world.

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    The Ipanema Coffees is a Brazilian company located in Minas Gerais, which produces and sells specialty coffees for the whole world. Its employees assisted visitors and buyers in a small room at Fazenda Conquista. To better receive them, the owners decided to create a coffee lab – a place where tastings, classifications and coffee quality control take place – which was...
  • EBA51 – Shipping Container Student Village, Berlin – Germany

    The name "Frankie & Johnny" is not only the name of the project, but is equally representative of two building blocks in the center of...

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    The name “Frankie & Johnny” symbolizes inhabitants of an extraordinary shipping container student village in Berlin: composed of 400 shipping containers, the project by Holzer Kobler Architekturen presents a new interpretation of student coexistence with individual living spaces and common living areas. The name “Frankie & Johnny” is not only the name of the project,...
  • Children’s Theatre in Cape Town is made from shipping containers – South Africa

    Guga S’Thebe Children’s Theatre in Cape Town South Africa is made from re-purposed shipping containers and recyclable materials

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    SYNOPSIS This project is part of a program where students from the Georgia Institute of Technology design and build an extension to Arts and Culture Centre Guga s’Thebe in Langa in South Africa in collaboration with two German Universities (RWTH Aachen University and PBSA Düsseldorf) and local architects (Carin Smuts, CS studio) under involvement of the...
  • Canada’s largest shipping container market welcomes crowds in Toronto

    The individuals of Toronto are appreciating the nation's biggest shipping container showcase, kindness of nearby firm LGA Architectural Partners

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    The individuals of Toronto are appreciating the nation’s biggest shipping container showcase, kindness of nearby firm LGA Architectural Partners. Situated on a two-square, 2.4 section of land site, the Stackt market is involved different repurposed shipping containers, designed to benefit as much as possible from the space so as to make a dynamic market territory...
  • DesBox Complex

    Container City™ has been commissioned by the Wycombe District Council to design and construct a complex of art studios and associated facilities formed from 135...

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    Container City™ has been commissioned by the Wycombe District Council to design and construct a complex of art studios and associated facilities formed from 135 recycled shipping containers in Baker Street, High Wycombe. The scheme provides studios for the local artist community. The complex is composed of 52 studio units arranged on 3 floors, a...
  • Hall and Woodhouse Portishead

    Opening its doors in November 2012 and constructed from 28 recycled shipping containers, Hall & Woodhouse Portishead is located at Portishead Quay Marina in Somerset.

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    Opening its doors in November 2012 and constructed from 28 recycled shipping containers, Hall & Woodhouse Portishead is located at Portishead Quay Marina in Somerset. Container City™ provided the units for the meeting rooms, changing rooms, showers and lobby within the development. Hall & Woodhouse Portishead won the ‘New Build Award’ at the Campaign For...
  • Organic Food Farm in Shanghai – China

    Tony's Farm is the largest organic food farm in Shanghai , which produces OFDC certified fruits and vegetables.

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    Tony’s Farm is the largest organic food farm in Shanghai , which produces OFDC certified fruits and vegetables. But the building is intended to be more than a place for the production of vegetables. The vision is to integrate consumers and therefore promote a natural lifestyle. In order to link the activities of the workers with the visitors of the...
  • The Aesther Apparel retail store in San Francisco

    This right here is the first standalone retail store that Aesther Apparel launched in San Francisco.

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    This right here is the first standalone retail store that Aesther Apparel launched in San Francisco. It was designed by studio Envelope A&D and it’s made of three reclaimed shipping containers which are stacked and slightly cantilevered, giving the store a dynamic, geometric look. The staggered containers retain an industrial look but also have a fairly mainstream...
  • MALPYO Cosmetics Factory – South Korea

    Malpyo, a family business with a long history spanning over three generations, is expanding into the cosmetics sector.

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    Text description provided by the architects.  Malpyo, a family business with a long history spanning over three generations, is expanding into the cosmetics sector. URBANTAINER’s mission is to capture the spirit of the company’s transition to a modern and trend-oriented brand with the new company headquarter. The starting point for the design concept was to...
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