Hello Folks,…. Shipping Container Homes : Skyscraper For Dharavi Slum Dwellers in Mumbai, India. An architectural firm, GA Design has won an international ideas competition. with a radical shipping container homes skyscraper. That was assumed to provide temporary housing in Mumbai‘s overpopulated Dharavi Slum.
Taking in consideration, that steel shipping containers homes can be stacked up to 10 stories high. without any additional support, GA’s winning scheme calls for a 100-meter-tall highrise. Comprised of a series of self supported container clusters, divided by steel girders placed every 8 stories.
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Back Ground Of Dharavi Slum in Mumbai.
Dharavi area is spreads over 500 acres, in India’s commercial capital Mumbai. Besides being a dwelling place, it is also a work center and a center for recycling and small scale industries. Where people live and work together, making it a truly green community.
Houses consists of ground or ground plus one units, attached end on end to form a complex and highly dense linear mass. The streets, often only 4’wide, run like the arteries through the settlement. That are providing light and ventilation to each of its units. Which are made from recycled tin or plywood planks nailed together.