Architecture + Economic Crisis: Designers Get Creative During Cash-Strapped Times Architecture + Economic Crisis: Designers Get Creative During Cash-Strapped Times
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Architecture + Economic Crisis: Designers Get Creative During Cash-Strapped Times

by Jenna McKnight

October 31, 2012

Architizer is hosting the world’s definitive architectural awards program, with 50+ categories and 200+ jurors. As part of an ongoing series, we’re spotlighting projects that fit the “Plus” categories, which tap into topical and culturally relevant themes. Today, in an effort to show you examples of good candidates for the Plus awards, we present five “Architecture + Economic Crisis” projects.  To see a full list of categories and learn more about the awards, visit architizerawards.com.

The Box Office
This project, located on an abandoned lot, features 12 offices/studio spaces constructed from 32 old shipping containers. It was built for $1.8 million.
Providence, Rhode Island
Designed by Distill Studio
Learn more about the project here.

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Architecture + Economic Crisis: Designers Get Creative During Cash-Strapped Times