Port Everglades, Port of Miami, Port Canaveral …all of these Florida Ports ring a bell for most of us who live in Florida. We’ve seen the giant cruise ships and massive cargo ships coming in and out of these sea ports but have you ever wondered where all of those shipping containers go once they’re unloaded? Or why there are hundreds of them sitting in the ship yards? Well, most recently, a few architectural firms around the country have also asked these same questions. Interestingly enough, many of these shipping containers do sit empty and are not used, until now! The latest in RECYCLED living is the use of shipping containers made into livable spaces. These containers can be used for permanent or temporary housing. What a great concept for disaster relief as well! Green Source Magazine dove into the specifics of designing and transforming these unsightly containers into beautifully crafted, sustainable living units.
Click here to continue reading about these fascinating dwelling structures! Holding Pattern: Green Source Magazine interview Garrison Architects in Brooklyn, New York on the design of container architecture