CRG Architects has won third prize in an ideas competition focused on providing temporary housing in Mumbai, India. Set with in the heavily populated Dharavi Slum, CRG's “Containscrapers” propose to house 5,000 city dwellers by stacking 2,500 shipping containers up to heights of 400-meters. If built, the radical proposal would be supported by a concrete structure and offer a range of housing options, from flats to three bedroom residences.
12:40 - 20 August, 2015
https://www.archdaily.com/772229/crg-unveils-shipping-container-skyscraper-concept-for-mumbai Karissa Rosenfield