28 Jun '15, 9am

Adam Kalkin’s Old Lady House is a Modern Shipping Container Masterpiece.

I agree juanwalker. Kalkin delivers us endless source for inspiration, although I wish someone would reveal the finer details of his ideas, such as how the roof and guttering is worked in this example. If Kalkin’s work is primarily art, then surely the details are crumbs for us to use? I wish Habitat would do detail investigation more. Here in Australia, the cost of a B grade container, and the relative difficulty to customise them into habitable dwellings, makes them practically inviable. The real worth I find, is in their portability. If a dwelling can retain the portability, the the concept becomes more viable. That is unless the aesthetic is worth more than the pragmatics. BTW. I’m pretty sure its a Kalkin design that features in the first half of the new Tron film.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/adam-kalkins-old-lady-house-is-a-mod...

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