26 Feb '16, 10pm

Student Housing Made From Shipping Containers

Student Housing Made From Shipping Containers

There has been a bit of a lull in shipping container housing projects lately, though it seems the trend is still alive and well. The Danish firm CPH Containers are planning to build affordable student housing using repurposed shipping containers. They will be doing so in collaboration with Søren Nielsen of Vandkunsten Architects, and the first such student housing village, which will be located in Copenhagen, is slated to be completed by the end of this year. They plan to create several shipping container student villages and the first prototype unit has already been constructed. It is called CPH Shelter and was made out of a single 40-ft (12-m) shipping container to which a two-floor polycarbonate structure has been added. This part is actually a winter garden, and glows to resemble a lantern at night. The interior of the home is comprised of a living/dining area, kitchen...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2016/02/student-housing-made-f...

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