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Container homes – a statement against Barcelona’s housing shortage

Barcelona Container homes House

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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These Sleek Houses Are 3D Printed, and They Fit in Your Backyard

3D Print House

These Sleek Houses Are 3D Printed, and They Fit in Your Backyard

These Sleek Houses Are 3D Printed, and They Fit in Your Backyard If you’d told me ten years ago that I could go live in a house built by a giant concrete-spitting 3D printer, I not only would’ve thought you were crazy, I wouldn’t have known what you were talking about. Five years ago I still would have been very, very skeptical. But today, 3D printed homes seem to be coming out of the woodwork—so much so that we may soon need to adjust that saying to “coming out of the printer.” (I’ll show myself out…). This week another company...

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