Archive for April 12th, 2013

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART – Design Milk

Can a community in DC discover the power of creating temporary placemaking with the use of containers, in a creative and useful way, of course?

We’ve seen shipping containers being repurposed into offices and now here’s another really interesting use for them: temporary spaces. mode:lina created KontenerART 2012 as a temporary epicenter for activities, like workshops, concerts, and exhibitions.Located in Poznań, Poland, the commune is situated by the Warta River and it’s a place “where hammock lovers meet artists.” Given the fact that the place is for seasonal use when the weather is prime, the furniture used was wooden palettes, hammocks, and beach chairs.

via Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART – Design Milk.