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Container homes – a statement against Barcelona’s housing shortage

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Container homes – a statement against Barcelona’s housing shortage

Container homes – a statement against Barcelona’s housing shortage ©Koen Greven It’s not something you expect in Barcelona’s old town center. But they are certainly there. Twelve container homes on the Nou de Sant Francesc, near the world famous Rambla. As a remedy against the acute lack of social housing. “I honestly think it’s a bit of a gimmick”, says Dutch architect Co Gevers. She’s based in the capital of Catalonia along with her company ‘Zest’. In other words, the container homes have partly been built with the aim of attracting attention to the major housing problems that Barcelona is...

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