28 Jul '11, 2pm

Added to list of things one can make with a shipping container: a Shopping Mall in London!

Added to list of things one can make with a shipping container: a Shopping Mall in London!

BoxPark is "the world's first pop-up shopping mall", being built at the Shoreditch High Street station in London. It's designed by Waugh Thistleton , known to TreeHuggers for their Nine Storey Apartment Built Of Wood in Nine Weeks By Four Workers . I am beginning to understand why I like Andrew Waugh so much; he is an architect in a hurry. He loves the idea of BoxPark because it will take three months to outfit a store offsite and a month to assemble; he complains in the video "in architecture things take forever." BOX PARK 08/2011 from Roger Wade on Vimeo . Developer Roger Wade describes it: Boxpark strips and refits shipping containers to create unique, low cost, low risk, "Box Shops." Put them together with a unique mix of international fashion , arts and lifestyle brands , galleries and cafes and you've got the worlds first "pop-up" mall- so named because its basic bui...

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