London’s Marston Court transforms shipping containers into emergency housing for the homeless

A new emergency accommodation development in London’s Ealing borough provide 34 daylit temporary apartments to the homeless. CargoTek teamed up with QED Property, ISO Spaces and Ealing Council to build the innovative Marston Court development out of re-purposed shipping containers, using a kit of moveable and re-usable parts for maximum flexibility.

The project addresses the issue of homelessness that calls for flexible, temporary and affordable design solutions. Marston Court is located…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/londons-marston-court-transforms-shipping-containers-into-emergency-housing-for-the-homeless
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