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An Amazing Home in Brooklyn Made Out of 21 Shipping Containers

By Michele Koh Morollo
Sited on a typical 25-by-100-foot corner lot in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, this 5,000-square-foot residence was built with 21 stacked shipping containers cut diagonally along the top and bottom to create a step-like structure with four tiered levels and a small pool between the two lower levels.
Designed by LOT-EK, the construction process optimized the use of shipping containers by recombining all the leftovers from creating the diagonal...