30 Aug '16, 7am

Pavilion Made of Stacked Shipping Containers

Pavilion Made of Stacked Shipping Containers

It seems like the shipping container architecture trend has been dying down, but there are still interesting projects popping up. Such as this cantilevered pavilion constructed by the People’s Architecture Office in China. The entire structure is made of recycled shipping containers, and they used these building blocks primarily so that the structure would be easy to move if needed. The pavilion is located in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi. The structure has two floors, and the top one is created by six cantilevered yellow shipping containers, which perpendicularly overlap the ground floor and stick out the side of the building in an interesting way. There is also a roof level, which offers outdoor recreation space and great views of the surrounding area. The cantilevered shipping containers that make up the first floor also maximize the rooftop views, as well as ...

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