Architecture firm Chapman Taylor unveiled images of the recently completed Holiday Inn Express at Manchester’s Trafford City– the first hotel in the North West to be built using a special type of volumetric modular construction based on steel shipping containers. The hotel was built off-site as separate modules and assembled on-site in under a month.
The architects worked together with the main contractor, Bowmer & Kirkland, to develop the detailed design of the hotel. They approached…
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/fully-furnished-shipping-containers-form-unique-prefab-hotel-in-manchester