Mark Davison

Mark Davison

Australia, New Zealand and America / After working on a number of shipping container projects, I hoped others could perhaps benefit from experiences in the field.
Mark Davison
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Optimising space is soooo vital in shipping container architecture. As a rule try to avoid long and skinny and go for a more expansive feel.   See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

Optimising space is soooo vital in shipping container architecture. As a rule try to avoid long and skinny and go for a more expansive feel. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

A current design project is this 28 unit student accomodation on Tauranga Harbour. The apartments are beautiful studio units based on the Tanzen Duo Design. The ability to stack and span for free makes the project viable.     See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

A current design project is this 28 unit student accomodation on Tauranga Harbour. The apartments are beautiful studio units based on the Tanzen Duo Design. The ability to stack and span for free makes the project viable. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

This Beachside Home uses 16 shipping container modules, this homes uses a 6M container on it's end to create a great stairwell.   See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

This Beachside Home uses 16 shipping container modules, this homes uses a 6M container on it's end to create a great stairwell. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

The use of exterior cladding on a container house is a complex issue, the key is to understand and deal with thermal bridging, mass and lag on the envelope.  See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

The use of exterior cladding on a container house is a complex issue, the key is to understand and deal with thermal bridging, mass and lag on the envelope. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

Developing an internal lining system which allows for movement, transport and the final finishing off between modules is critical.  See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

Developing an internal lining system which allows for movement, transport and the final finishing off between modules is critical. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

The integrated Day Bed doubles as Couch and Single Guest Bed, The Cabinetry is in Bamboo and Cinnamon Woods.    See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

The integrated Day Bed doubles as Couch and Single Guest Bed, The Cabinetry is in Bamboo and Cinnamon Woods. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

Optimising space is the key with smaller homes. The desk on the right is a complete Home Office and, with the built in sound system, doubles as a Home Theatre.   See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

Optimising space is the key with smaller homes. The desk on the right is a complete Home Office and, with the built in sound system, doubles as a Home Theatre. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

In the tropics ventilation is more important than insulation as air conditioning is not often desirable. For this new project in Fiji, the top floor row of containers suspends over the ground floor to create a breeze way.  See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

In the tropics ventilation is more important than insulation as air conditioning is not often desirable. For this new project in Fiji, the top floor row of containers suspends over the ground floor to create a breeze way. See the whole story at... earthcube.co.nz/

A single container space needs to be very carefully designed and built, more like a yacht than a house as with this example.  See the whole story at... http://earthcube.co.nz/

A single container space needs to be very carefully designed and built, more like a yacht than a house as with this example. See the whole story at... http://earthcube.co.nz/

Cladding remains a main concern but the real issue is the thermal envelope and how to prevent thermal bridging in the wall. A unique approach is required as with... http://earthcube.co.nz/

Cladding remains a main concern but the real issue is the thermal envelope and how to prevent thermal bridging in the wall. A unique approach is required as with... http://earthcube.co.nz/