Description of Shipping Container Conversions:
Shipping container conversions also known as sea container conversions are getting increasingly daring and innovative. In the past shipping container conversions were largely for stalls and shacks. Now, you can see shipping container conversions that are just plain amazing. A good example is the Emporio project. Designed by James and Mau and constructed by Infiniski, this commercial container conversions project in Talca, Chile is about 150 meters square with an additional 35 meter square of undercover terraces.
The shipping container structure includes an assembly and office space, cold storage facilities and show room. Impressive, don’t you think!
“Infiniski wanted to create an outward eye, symbolized by a glass surface that is surrounded by walls, wooden floors and ceilings , creating a flight over the main structure that allows, as an eyelid, regulate the amount light has to pass by the windows.”. This was necessary in order to preserve perishable items in the store.
Also, the building is equipped with an air chamber that acts as a sunscreen. These incredibly designed Infiniski shipping container conversions were carried out by using 5 recycled shipping containers, are able to help the owner save costs, reduce environmental pollution and save energy thanks to solar energy cross ventilated openings and the use of excellent insulation components. As a result, the structure from the shipping container conversions is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also, eco-friendly.
Number of Shipping Containers Used in the Shipping Container Conversions:
5 Shipping Containers
Shipping Container Conversions by James & Mau and Infiniski
Benefits of Shipping Container Conversions:
Shipping container conversions into homes are unique and eco-friendly. Shipping container designs are both modern and helps conserve space or promote the efficient use of space.
For this conversion of a shipping container into a building, energy is easily conserved and less wasted, it’s easy to construct and promotes a healthy environmentally conscious lifestyle.
This shipping container conversion structure is an exciting insight into what building structures can look like in the nearest future.
Investment: Unknown. Information to come
Time to build: Unknown. Information to come
For more information about shipping or sea container conversions go to ‘Build a Container Home‘