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A Modular Home Made from Recycled Shipping Containers

A Modular Home Made from Recycled Shipping Containers

While all the Solar Decathlon homes have been impressive, one that I’ve been pleasantly surprised with is the Y-Container from the Tongji University.  When I first saw the model and tried to envision a shipping container house, I thought that it would be dismally dark and a tad bit depressing.  Yet the exact opposite has [...]

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The Y-Box from Tongji University

Tongji University, Shanghai, China Using recycled metallic shipping containers, the team from Tongji University is creating a uniquely shaped three-pronged house called the Y-Box. A shared, main living area is located in the middle of the building where the three shapes converge. This type of a living arrangement would adhere to the ideal patterns of [...]

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