There are several benefits of shipping containers; however, one benefit is often overlooked – they can easily be repurposed into homes! Each year, approximately 300,000 new shipping containers enter the scene. Out of all the 16+ million containers that exist in the world, only 30% of them are being used to transport goods. While they can be easily recycled and the steel reused, why add to the growing landfill and recycling crisis when we could solve another – homelessness.
Sustainable design is no longer a dreamy, hazy concern of the future that seems out of reach or unnecessary. By designing with the natural world in mind, we can reduce carbon emissions and help take climate change head-on. Our architecture firm is committed to sustainable building and utilizing eco-conscious materials and structures in order to design and instill a healthier, safer environment for future generations to thrive.
With the grand scale of architecture and the delicate features of clothing, how is it possible for these two seemingly different art forms to be connected? When you start with the basic elements of design – line, color, shape, and form, to name a few – it’s no surprise that these art forms often draw inspiration from one another. Let’s take a deeper look at the connections and learn about some of the leading designers who impacted both realms.
There have been a lot of debates over 90’s trends lately. It had us thinking about some of our favorite 90’s styles that we pull a lot of our inspirations from or admire.
Nothing beats the smell of fresh air, hearing the birds sing, and feeling the warmth of the sun. Especially if that all happens while you’re enjoying the comfort of your home. As open layouts have progressed, indoor-outdoor living has become popular in modern architecture. The design concept helps flood your space with natural light and increases living space when the doors are open.
Our modern design on the classic divider is this contemporary wood screen. This design can be used in a variety of ways from physical barriers to a simple wall application. Both create clear divisions without losing space or blocking natural light.