• MDU – Mobile Dwelling Unit

    One shipping container is transformed into a Mobile Dwelling Unit. Cuts in the metal walls of the container generate extruded sub-volumes, each encapsulating one living,...

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    One shipping container is transformed into a Mobile Dwelling Unit. Cuts in the metal walls of the container generate extruded sub-volumes, each encapsulating one living, working or storage function. When traveling, these sub-volumes are pushed in, filling the entire container. They then interlock with each other, leaving the outer skin of the container flush to...
  • Residential Building Made Out of 140 Upcycled Shipping Containers – South Africa

    New York and Italy-based architectural design studio LOT/EK has designed Drivelines Studios, a residential community in Johannesburg, for the South African company Propertuity.

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    New York and Italy-based architectural design studio LOT/EK has designed Drivelines Studios, a residential community in Johannesburg, for the South African company Propertuity. Made using 140 upcycled shipping containers, it is a 75,000-square-foot residential building that offers affordable rental accommodations in the populated city. The shipping container building is organized in V-shape, creating a triangular open yard...
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