We’ve seen shipping containers being repurposed into offices and now here’s another really interesting use for them: temporary spaces. mode:lina created KontenerART 2012 as a temporary epicenter for activities, like workshops, concerts, and exhibitions.

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Located in Poznań, Poland, the commune is situated by the Warta River and it’s a place “where hammock lovers meet artists.” Given the fact that the place is for seasonal use when the weather is prime, the furniture used was wooden palettes, hammocks, and beach chairs.

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

During the summer of 2012, they hosted over 35 concerts, 60 workshops, film screenings, and meetings, making this idea super smart for those looking for budget-friendly digs for events.

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012 in architecture  Category

Photos by Ewa Łowżył and Marcin Ratajczak.