Residential and Retail building made of upcycled shipping containers

Project of live-work building with ground floor retail in the Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg, entirely made of upcycled ISO shipping containers. The design studio Lot-ek has been recognized for initiating the concept of creating architecture at all scales with infrastructural and industrial objects and especially withy shipping container, focusing on sustainability. The massing is organized in a “V” generating a triangular open yard with swimming pool and sundeck.
All residential units are studio apartments varying in size between 40 and 60 square meters and include a private outdoorthat look into the yard on all floors.

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