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BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Tinuku ~ Studio BIG piled cargo containers to create floating housing for students in Copenhagen harbor. Platform floating dormitory to alleviate problems common needs students in big cities.

Project called Urban Rigger aims to provide cheap housing for students in center Copenhagen with a platform floating in harbor. BIG scheme consists of nine containers were stacked to make 15 houses where more than two levels.

Tinuku BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Block skewed overlap to frame a communal garden in middle of mobile platform also intended to protect housing from threat rising sea levels. The only types of buildings that will never flood.

Containers connected by glass chamber. Windows and doors pressing tip and facade corrugated metal blocks painted bright blue sea. The flat roof of three containers form upper floors each have different function is a terrace, solar panels and grass.

Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

www.Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Urban Rigger is latest addition string proposals to consider shipping container as a model for inexpensive housing. One of the latest concepts proposed heap as skyscraper designed to replace slums.

Visionary steps to alleviate students from nightmare housing shortage. Design affordable hostel as property in city center and carbon neutral. The first experiment in the world, Urban Rigger with rents US$600 per unit per month.

Tinuku BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

"There are several strategies that allow city extend themselves. However, port Copenhagen remains underutilized and underdeveloped area in the heart of city," said studio BIG.

"By introducing typology building optimized for port town we could introduce housing solutions that make students stay in heart city," said BIG.

Property floating neutral to provide cheap and sustainable homes for young academics studying in Denmark. The total area of 680 square meters, each structure consists 15 main room articulated around a green courtyard.

Flexible and floating, each modular container into house 12 students who had a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, access to a communal green lawn 160 square meters, kayak landing, bathing platform, barbecue area and 65 square meters communal roof terrace.

"The last few years have shown substantial increase number student applicants throughout Denmark. The number continues to grow requiring housing to accommodate," said designer.

www.Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Tinuku BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Architect optimize Copenhagen by positioning port as stage to present city building typologies water. Containers standard dimensions ensure Urban Rigger units can be transported by road, water or air to anywhere in world at very low cost.

"Piling up of nine units containers in circle, we can make 15 dwelling framed garden. It used as a common meeting place for students," said BIG.

Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

www.Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

"Housing floating like a boat that can be replicated in other port cities where housing is cheap, very necessary, but space is limited," said BIG.

Revolutionary and innovative system floating shelter takes advantage of unused areas. Urban hostel Rigger built over water looks like natural solution. Copenhagen is one of ten most expensive cities in the world.

Tinuku BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Tinuku.com BIG piled container Urban Rigger for cheap student hostel in Copenhagen harbor

Solar energy and hydro-based heat exchange systems pick-up of sea water as natural heat source. Aerogel to protect interior, while energy-efficient Grundfos pumps installed for wastewater, heating, ventilating and drink water.

Containers made entirely Corten Steel are upcycled to save material, energy and costs. Each dorm energy-saving containers manufactured in Polish shipyard at cost US $ 700 to US $ 800 per square foot.
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