Entries tagged as 'Canada'
Why is this exhibition so helpful? Ecolectic sums it up:
And Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper goes into further detail:
Treehugger likes the idea:
size: 850 sf
how: plywood kit
...six hundred and twenty square feet of efficient, modern design with two bedrooms, tons of storage, all of the necessities and a few of the niceties of life...
The building is essentially a sixteen foot deep wall; ... the maximum width that can go down the road, and Martin Kohn took advantage of this to create the thin, long structure....
model: Royal Q 1
designer: Kohn Shnier Architects
manufacturer: Royal Homes
size: 620 sf
how: complete modules
The Edmonton Sun reports:
In an effort to combat Edmonton's housing problem, a housing corporation is proposing that metal shipping containers - like you might see on trains or ships - be converted into low-cost living units.
interviewer: Kevin Crush and Renato Gandia
length: 500 words
date: October 28, 2007
publication: Edmonton Sun