London's Passion For Shipping Container Architecture Continues... | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

Europe’s passion for shipping container architecture is well-noted. All across the continent, developments are springing up that showcase the best of this modern, versatile and sustainable building practice.

The UK alone has been host to a barrage of shipping container developments, perhaps most notably in the shipping container pop-up shopping district. ,Located on London’s Shoreditch High Street, the ‘Boxpark’ has been heralded as the first of its kind. This environmentally friendly shopping zone was constructed from 60 standard-sized recycled shipping containers stacked in rows of five, with each standing two storeys high.
Following the success of the Boxpark comes the equally temporary Wahaca Southbank Experiment, located on the outdoor terrace of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre in London...