Container Architecture is something I’m very passionate about. Its an idea that I believe could be of value as an alternative option concerning the housing crisis in Nigeria. Its by no means a holistic answer or solution but one of the many options that could be employed to ease the burden, on a small scale with multiples of 1 or 2 containers and on a large scale with up to a thousand containers. (Keetwonen anyone?).
You could say I’m on a somewhat silent crusade or campaign for its adoption in my beloved Naija, so I’ll like to share a few projects that i think prove its viability and versatility. These projects featured are the brainchild of Urban Space Management, creators of Container City, developed as far back as 2001 and quite possibly one of the most popular container architecture projects in the world amongst many others.

FEATURED PROJECTS

CONTAINER CITY

conceptual massing of 40 ‘containers that make up container city

 

view from the walkway
clean well finished interior of a typical apartment

 

covered drive way

 

terraces on the side of the ‘composition’

 

Container city I
Container city II

MORPETH SCHOOL

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DUNRAVEN SCHOOL SPORTS HALL

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CUFFLEY SCHOOLCuffley-School-(1) cuffley school 2
CYRIL JACKSON SCHOOL

 

 

RIVERSIDE BUILDING

 

FAWOOD CHILDREN’S CENTER

 

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