Container Atlas seeks out luxurious remote hideaways, urban dwellings, community centers, and more, all showing how the humble container can put the fab into pre-fab.
Container architecture has become an essential part of our twenty-first century surroundings, with it being used to create modular structures for pavilions, brand showrooms, retail premises, and even residential homes. Ten years after the first publication of Container Atlas, this eagerly anticipated follow-up charts how this movement has evolved into an essential part of today’s architectural vocabulary. Container Atlas serves as a practical and inspirational reference not only for architects and engineers, but also for all creatives eager to learn about the rich and diverse language of container architecture and modular building.
2010 was the first time Gestalten first published ‘Container Atlas’ to document the creative ways containers were making waves in the world of architecture. Now, a decade later, the second publication of the media will provide the progress of the phenom in the past ten years with experienced insight on the matter.
The book features a plethora of high-quality photos combined with descriptive know-how. From offices to cabins in the woods, readers will take a journey into the shipping container community.