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H house / Group 41

00:00 - 27 May, 2009
H house / Group 41

H house / Group 41 H house / Group 41 H house / Group 41 H house / Group 41 + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    San Francisco, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Group 41 Inc.
  • Area

    4500.0 ft2

Container Nation, a project by Group 41

12:30 - 28 March, 2009

Group 41, a San Francisco-based firm, has been experimenting with shipping container design. The company is currently working on a large multi-family development in Utah that is to be entirely constructed out of shipping containers.

This proposal is a design for market-rate housing in the suburbs of Salt Lake City Utah. Involving the use of nearly 1000 shipping containers to create up to 200 units of housing, and sitting on a concrete commercial “base” that also includes parking, this major development is slated for a Transit Oriented district near a commuter rail station. Currently, in the preliminary conceptual phase, Container Nation has created two different proposed schemes that take different approaches to the stacking and build-out of the containers. Preliminary local Planning approvals are expected by mid-2009.

For more information, go to Container Nation official website. More images after the break.