Farho Studio Blog

Container offices

 Container offices

When the going gets tough, seemingly impossible challenges can actually lead to surprising result. The printing firm drukta and mailing company formail approached with a limited budget , but with lots of ideas. Their openness of mind was the foundation for these offices , installed in used shipping containers. One of the main requirements was to simulate interaction between the offices and the work floor, which also had to be experienced by visiting clients and suppliers. Encapsulating the containers in the existing building results in a perfect interaction and creates a unique experience for each visitor.

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Zenkaya design Prefabricated house

Zenkaya design  Prefabricated house

Zenkaya design is an international design company that specializes in prefabricated structures. Eric bigot was the designer for this prefabricated home space whose inspiration for this type of constructions arose from his time living in both New York and Japan where construction methods are both highly rationalized and cost effective. His aim with zenkaya was to introduce south Africans to luxury prefab homes and remove the stigmas attached to such structures. This was not designed as low-cost housing or as a cheap outbuilding.

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