The modern architectural themes are quite interesting as well as diverse. The emphasis of the latest trends is to opt for sustainable design and adopt eco-friendly architectural practices.
One of these recent trends in architecture is being called the Cargotecture. The main idea of the cargotecture is to encourage the idea of repurposing rather than starting from scratch. Albeit being repurposed, these architectural creations radiate a spectacularly aesthetic feel.
A recycled shipping container is used by the designers to create a small, lovely, and yet efficient home. More ship containers can also be linked together to come up with a roomy and large structure that can accommodate more people inside.
The Sleep Around Hotel in Belgium comprises of six, 20-foot long shipping containers that move around like a pop-up store with the help of a crane and a truck.
Dachi Papuashvili designed a cross-shaped 4-story house fitted with a composting toilet, rooftop solar panels, and a rainwater storage system.
Damien Chivialle came up with this innovative idea to introduce the farmland in the urban landscape.
CRG Architects introduced a new word in the architecture dictionary with its ambitious design of the “Containscrapers.”
Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki re-invented the concept of a funhouse with this incredible mirror-filled shipment container.
The architects have re-invented the shipping containers to create some unique purposes like the ship container farming. Ship containers offer a cost-effective alternative to the precious real-estate and also showcase the creativity and ingenuity of the architects who come with innovative ideas to tackle the design challenges.