Archinect - News 2014-07-31T13:45:13-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/49664422/forget-big-box-stores-how-about-a-big-box-house Forget Big-Box Stores. How About A Big-Box House? Archinect 2012-05-30T16:33:00-04:00 >2012-05-30T16:35:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fe/fe20bfe8d86c31f6b167e8627175679b.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A Seattle firm, HyBrid Architecture, has used shipping containers to build cargotecture one-room cabins and multistory office parks. HyBrid co-founder Robert Humble says the containers pose some specific challenges: They have industrial paints and coatings to deal with, and they're just steel boxes with no real frame. But essentially, he says, it's a building material.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>