27 Mar '15, 8am

James Whitaker designs funky light-filled office space out of shipping containers

The building’s radial, crystal-like structure was inspired by “crystal growths in a science laboratory and the eleventh-century [Hohenzollern] castle that overlooks Hechingen,” Whitaker told Dezeen. The modern building is designed to be elevated above ground on concrete pillars, with the cantilevered shipping containers bolted to the tops of the lower containers for stability. While the renderings show the proposed office in a grass clearing ringed by forest, Whitaker says the building could be assembled anywhere.

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