Shipping Container Art Studios

Shipping Container Art Studios

Sarah Coffey
Dec 5, 2008

In our recent post on the prefab housing market, we were tipped off to Upwardly Mobile Home Magazine. We checked out the premier issue and found some interesting stories of modern mobile homes, including these shipping container art studios designed by UCSB professor Kim Yasuda and her sculpture students...

After the campus lost 20 art studios, Yasuda and her students began the Container Project, a search for new on-campus workspace models that could be translated into other types of studios and dwellings. To counteract the "corridor effect" commonly seen in shipping container spaces, Yasuda and her students joined two containers on an angle, creating a V-shaped studio, and punctured the facade with a pattern of asymmetrical windows. To read the full article, check out the premier issue of Upwardly Mobile Magazine online.

Photos: Scott Gibson for Upwardly Mobile Magazine

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