Photos: ‘Jenga-like’ hotel made from recycled shipping containers

Global News

TORONTO – Architects based in Hong-Kong-have designed an eye-popping hotel composed of recycled shipping containers stacked on top of one another.

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Hive-Inn hotel would be composed of jenga-like containers which can be inserted and removed from the structure, depending on the business needs of the hotel.

Architects in Hong Kong have designed a jenga-inspired hotel. The design of the jenga-inspired hotel.

According to creators Slimane Ouahes and Christophe Barthelemy, the building’s grid structure would allow one container to be slotted in and taken out without disturbing the containers above or below.

Hive-Inn hotel would be composed of recycled shipping containers which can be inserted and removed, depending on the needs and business of the hotel. Hive-Inn hotel.

Developed for the Radical Innovation Award (a contest for innovation in hospitality projects), the rooms could be used as a response for emergency housing or medical care units, according to the designers.

They also said that the concept would also allow shipping container rooms to be sponsored by major brands and the company-sponsored containers…

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