It’s time to end the “shipping container recycling” fad in architecture

Shipping containers in conceptual architecture have become¬†shorthand for “recycling” and “environmental sustainability”, and yet they are neither. You should run a mile from any architectural company that is genuinely enthusiastic about the potential of¬†shipping containers, for the reasons I’ll explain below. The most important point: you’re not “recycling” shipping containers at all. Architects think they … Read more