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House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Shipping Container Home That Responds to Its Tropical Climate

By Dwell @dwell
Four stacked shipping containers.

For a site southeast of Jakarta, a young Indonesian couple asked eco-minded firm Atelier Riri to design a fun, contemporary home with designated spaces for their two kids to exercise their creativity. The project’s modest budget (approximately $55,000) led the architects to use shipping containers—a bold move given the region’s sweltering climate.

This week our readers were smitten with an Indonesian container home with a planted roof. 

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