A Case Study on the Planning Characteristic and It's Application of Container Architecture in Europe

유럽 컨테이너 건축물의 사례분석을 통한 국내 적용방안

  • 김미경 (충북대학교 주거환경학과) ;
  • 문영아 (연세대학교 도시공학과) ;
  • 한수지 (충북대학교 주거환경학과)
  • Received : 2014.08.24
  • Accepted : 2015.01.08
  • Published : 2015.02.25


The purpose of this study was to analyze the planning characteristics and it's application of container architecture as case study. Field survey was used to analyze the spatial planning characteristics in terms of development outline, appearance, exterior, floor plan and interior of eight famous cases in Berlin, Hamburg, Hannover, Amsterdam and Paris of Europe. The results of this study were as follows; Firstly, good examples of container architectures such as student housing, social service center, temporary medical facility and cruise terminal in Europe suggested the potential of domestic applicability in various purposes and development. Secondly, various types of freight container, building container and module frame system should be developed with their reprocessing environment. Thirdly, it is necessary for us to develop ISO type(20~40ft) container and standard plan with interior and storage design reflecting demands of residents. Finally, the use of container module will be an environmental-friendly alternative for its modularity and reusability, so it should be used as it is without severe deformation. The development of environmental friendly energy sources such as hydro and solar power is necessary for domestic container architecture as well. The container design should include the use of high quality of exterior finishing materials and the plan of aesthetical color planning to make the building a local landmark.



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