Earthquake Resistant Shipping Container Construction:
The building that used to house the “OA Kindergarten” in Japan’s Saitama Prefecture was nearing 50 years old, and engineers determined it wasn’t likely to withstand a major earthquake. With the precious lives of the next generation at stake, a new resilient structure was called for, so Hibino Sekkei and Youji no Shiro developed a new space using a collection of stacked shipping containers in conjunction with salvaged parts of the original structure. For more information, CLICK HERE.
This is the future of city living. This tiny transforming apartment has a home theater, full kitchen, guest room, cat walks and more! Credit: LAAB Architects. For more information, please CLICK HERE.