Container Atlas: A Practical Guide to Container Architecture, written by architect and professor Han Slawik, provides a fascinating insight into container architecture and its evolution during the 2010s. Ten years after the publication of the first edition of the book, Slawik, a pioneer of container architecture himself, presents the most interesting and inspiring container buildings around the world, delving into how container architecture has evolved during the decade – along with the how it is viewed. Container Atlas is published by Gestalten.
Container architecture has become an essential part of our twenty-first century surroundings, with it being used to create modular structures for pavilions, brand showrooms, retail premises, and even residential homes. Ten years after the first publication of Container Atlas, this eagerly anticipated follow-up charts how this movement has evolved into an essential part of today’s architectural vocabulary. Container Atlas serves as a practical and inspirational reference not only for architects and engineers, but also for all creatives eager to learn about the rich and diverse language of container architecture and modular building.