The French Design Team behind Project 5, CG Architects caused quite a stir in 2010 when the launched the “Cross Box”
There was significant discussion online about whether or not this stunning home was really built using Shipping Containers or was simply a
The Cross Box uses 4 x 40 ft HCcontainers in a complex cross stacked configuration.
For those seeking inspiration from projects please take note that significant ( and expensive ) engineering and modification is required to do this safely. Its not just a case of dropping the containers down like Lego blocks.
For those interested in off axis stacking we have a free video tutorial you can watch online. This type of project although visually stunning is considered“statement architecture” rather than affordable housing.