Shipping Container Architecture

Interesting Shipping Container Architecture:

The East LA Four Square Church Parsonage is a perfect example of how daring and creative shipping container architecture can get.

Designed by Peter DeMaria of DeMaria Design, this 3,400 sq ft shipping container architecture and design was based on the mix of both shipping containers and wood frames.

This superb shipping container structure was built using seven recycled shipping containers, and conventional wood frames. As a result of the unique shipping container architecture and design, Peter DeMaria won an AIA award.

The building was designed to have classrooms, a suite for residential living, offices, teen center, and a sizable multipurpose room for weddings,  conferences, celebrations, receptions, meetings among other things.

Peter DeMaria, the architect behind this unique shipping container architecture is well known in shipping container architecture circles for his unique and fascinating designs. He likes shipping container structures and building because they tend to be mold and fire resistant, affordable and strong.

Number of Shipping Containers Used to Design the Shipping Container Architecture:

7 recycled shipping containers

Credits to:

Shipping Container Architecture by Peter DeMaria & DeMaria Designs

Benefits of Shipping Container Architecture:

People who do not know much about shipping container architecture usually do not give much thought to it. But, when they find such amazing designs like the East LA Four Square church, they are surprised that shipping containers can be used that way.

Shipping container home and building designs can be both innovative and inspiring. In fact, there are tons of amazing shipping container structures all over the world now, thanks to inspiring designers and architects.

These designs also tend to be cheaper and less expensive. The structures build from the containers themselves tend to be strong, fire and mold resistant, affordable and can be completed in a very short period.

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For more information about container architecture, building an entire house or granny flat from containers go to ‘Build a Container Home

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