29 Aug '14, 4pm

The Box Office is literally an office building made of boxes:

The design for the Box Office emerged after the economy degraded and the client realized he didn’t have the budget for the brand new, uber green office building of his dreams. He and the architects of Distill Studio went back to the drawing board to come up with a more budget-friendly design and ended up working with shipping containers. Distill Studio, led by Joe Haskett, held many design charrettes and planning meetings with all the pertinent people and consultants at the table. These interdisciplinary design meetings allowed the team to come up with the dynamic design you see now with 12 offices varying in size, cantilevered conference rooms and outdoor walkways and staircases. Besides using cost-effective recycled shipping containers , energy efficiency was a high priority. This included the use of high performance, non-petroleum insulation, doors and windows to minimi...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-box-office-recycles-32-shipping-...

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