Staying with the subject of shipping containers used in architecture, I have been thinking about the nineties; the years that I spent all those rainy sunday afternoons watching MTV. I’d like to bring up this video that comes with the famous song ‘Lemon Tree’ of Fool’s Garden. For me it was my first confrontation with the concept of replaceble houses. The makers of this video unconsciously must have influenced the current urban practise.
Food-related events have become extremely popular in our cities over the last years. Why? Because social dining brings us together. We share our habits, culture and ideas while sitting at the same table. Bernedetta Maxia and António Louro of Lisbon-based art and architecture collective MOOV came up with Kitchain. Originally designed and built for the Belluard Bollwerk International festival,…Read more →
A very special hotel has opened doors in Gothenburg, Sweden. Faktum Hotels has no rooms, but offers places to sleep that the city’s homeless might also use.Read more →
We can’t seem to get enough stories on food trucks and shipping containers. So finding Del Popolo on the Inhabitat site really made us swoon. This is a mammoth of a food truck made from a 20-foot shipping container. It was first dreamed up by veteran pie slinger Jon Darsky of San Francisco and made its street debut this past May.Read more →