shigeru ban: onagawa temporary container housing + community center
navigating the uneven terrain of the miyagi prefecture, structural frameworks hold three storeys of stacked shipping container units for temporary living. a central community center, market and atelier create warm areas for communal gathering.
This awesome residence, named the 'WFH House', was developed by a Denmark based architecture firm called Arcgency. Their team focuses on designing and building sustainable architecture while contemplating the life-cycle and reusability. By using old shipping containers as structural framework, the WFH House's framework can adapt to local challenges such as climate and earthquake issues.
Studio House on Chapálico Sea / ARS° Atelier de Arquitecturas
Completed in 2013 in Ajijic, Mexico. Images by Onnis Luque. Building a house for an urban geographer and expert on architecture and the city meant for us the opportunity to experiment with a certain way of...