Tuesday, December 11, 2012

PRO/con: Package Homes


Client—Anyone
Site—Typical suburban lots
Program—Modular housing system from shipping containers and miscellaneous infill systems
Completion—Fall 2000


In a time of unstable family structures and shifting power relations in a group environment, the agility of modern domesticity is tested with these designs. The package homes question the user to spatially express their personal understandings of domestic traditions and transactions. The homes can also be personalized to fit the needs of each family environment. Clients are able to choose different packages that make up unique components to the container homes.


Tennent, Scott, ed. Jones, Partners Architecture: El Segundo : Designs for Words, Buildings, Machines. New York: Princeton Architectural, 2007. Print. p. 163-187.

"PRO/con PACKAGE HOMES." JONES,PARTNERS;ARCHITECTURE. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2012. <http://www.programcontainer.net/packagehomes/index.html>.

Water colour done by Marisa Musing 

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