Container Square


The scope was to produce a design for the public realm  improvement of the immediate context for the new station in  relation to: transport, traffic, accessibility, heritage, environment,  utilities, implementation and construction as well as cost.

Containers are an extremely flexible method of construction, being  both modular in shape, extremely strong structurally and readily  available. Container Market Square offer an alternative solution to  traditional space provision. They are ideal for office and workspace,  live-work and key-worker housing. Container Market Square do not  even have to look like containers! It is a relatively simple matter to  completely clad a building externally in a huge variety of materials.
Finally the benefits of Container Market Square can truly be seen in  short and medium term land use projects. Short-life sites can have  Container Market Square that simply unbolt and can be relocated or  stored when land is required for alternative uses. To date this  alternative method of construction has successfully created also  youth centres, classrooms, office space, artists studios, live/work  space, a nursery and retail space.