A Colorful Cultural Hub Built With Shipping Containers

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Who could think that recycled shipping containers could be used in order to make wonderful arts and projects? Here, we have an amazing project in which an astonishing cultural hub has been made up of recycled shipping containers in Venezuela. This creative project was supervised by none other than the architectural foundation of Pico Colectivo.

Colorful shipping container building with stairs and graffiti.
Colorful shipping container building with stairs and graffiti.

This firm has always been working for the promotion of social empowerment through different artistic projects. Their creativity has to be applauded in this project where they created an amazingly designed piece of architecture. It has been made from those shipping containers that had damaged during their shipments and were of no use anymore.

People near innovative container architecture with greenery.
People near innovative container architecture with greenery.

This productive project which is now serving as a cultural hub in Guacara, the state of Carabobo in Venezuela was completed in the year 2016. It is of about 5,920 square foot consisting of three major levels. The part of this building which has been created from shipping containers includes a coffee shop along with a cafeteria and rehearsal studio.

Colorful container architecture with blue sky.
Colorful container architecture with blue sky.

In addition to these, there’s also a gallery and an audiovisual lab with a multipurpose meeting space. A state program had funded this exclusive shipping container section. The other portion of this building is inclusive of a studio for recording, bathrooms, a control room, TV and an office too. There’s also a skate pizza and an urban garden for visiting purposes.

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Colorful shipping container architecture with stairs and trees
Colorful shipping container architecture with stairs and trees

The motive for this project has been explained in terms of the need of some collective spaces in the state. As there have been some undependable and unreliable structures along with the presence of a number of large gaps in the mean area. Of course, a lot of creative skills and artistic ideas have been used in order to create this stunning design with a mixture of former and advanced objects.

Colorful shipping container building with graffiti and staircase.
Colorful shipping container building with graffiti and staircase.

The scheme of this building is somehow similar to old structured objects that have been used. That’s because it is a building which has been convened on another one with a number of alterations and inventive ideas for the organization of this whole thing. Pico must be admired for their work. They’ve made everyone think of something different and creative through their project of this wonderful and astonishing cultural hub. A single initial step towards betterment in any phase always encourages the viewers around.

Now, because of the success of such aesthetic projects, the use of recycled shipping containers is increasing throughout the globe. This is definitely a powerful step towards the reinvigoration and strengthening of the community. Such projects and collaborative schemes are undoubtedly going to result in revitalized states and areas. Around 140 recycled shipping containers were modified for marketing purposes which then os now providing very reasonable housing through a tremendous apartment complex.

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Because of this project, the reputation of the residents in Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct was coagulated as an artistic Centre in 2017. Moreover, all of these companies and residents whose fame is increasing all because of these innovative ideas are surely being a way of ameliorating on and improvements.

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