Shipping Container Skyscraper

In the pop-up era, shipping containers are being adapted for a diversity of purposes. But skyscrapers? An Indian architecture firm created a conceptual design that envisions this low-cost, prefab material reaching upwards. The project raises some important construction and social questions, but as Co.Design points out, they may not be as far-fetched as you’d think.

Image: CC Image courtesy of Puriri deVry on Flickr

Dameun Kim

Dameun Kim is an urban planner. She aims to connect different aspects of city planning through her interdisciplinary experience in planning and engineering. Her interests in adaptation strategies to climate change and physical planning led her to Vancouver, after her prolonged expedition in three continents.

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