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Building startup Containerwerk has turned old shipping containers into 21 micro apartments for visitors to the town of Wertheim in Germany. Called My Home, each apartment sits in a decommissioned shipping container. The containers have been arranged in groups of three and clad in timber. Each apartment has 26 square metres of interior space, fitted with a kitchenette and a dining table along with a bed and television. A separate bathroom with a shower is built in to each container at the opposite end to the bed. Full-height glazing at either end brings light into the open-plan micro apartments. The rooms are decorated with white walls,...

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American firms NAC Architecture and Bernards have used shipping containers to form private apartments in a Los Angeles facility for people experiencing homelessness. The Hilda L Solis Care First Village – formerly known as the Vignes Street Interim Housing Project – is located on a 4.2-acre (1.7-hectare) site in Downtown Los Angeles. The complex is named after Hilda L Solis, who chairs the LA County Board of Supervisors. The Hilda L Solis Care First Village is located close to Downtown Los Angeles The facility was created by NAC Architecture, which has several offices in the US, and California-based Bernards, a builder and construction management company. The...

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