“Stacey’s property abuts an artists’ colony, so she didn’t want the container to wall off her friends, so we used a...
The container was brought to the property by truck, then the architectural team rented a small crane for around $250 a...
“We noticed that the container says ART U on the side, which we thought was kind of cool,” says Poteet.
The containers’ sides and ends were removed to make way for large, aluminum-framed clerestory windows that provide...
The recycled shipping containers were sourced from the Pacific Port of Caldera in Costa Rica.
Made of scraps taken from the containers’ sides, the roof creates a sense of openness from the inside and ushers in...
The architect and his team devised an armature on the back of the container that will eventually be covered with vines,...
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel...
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