The Cargotecture movement
Upcycled shipping containers are the new trend in prefab architecture. Take a peek at 8 of the West's most innovative applications
Boucher Grygier ResidenceLeger Wanaselia Architecture
“There is so much high-quality waste in our society.” says Cate Leger, principal of Leger Wanaselja Architects, a firm which has long been fascinated with reuse. “Shipping containers are an excellent example.“ Using them as a building material is a cost effective way to build a house with a very low environmental footprint—this light-filled residence in Berkeley, CA is one great example.