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Shipping Containers for Community: KontenerART 2012
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Photos by Ewa Łowżył and Marcin Ratajczak.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.