August 12, 2021
Los Angeles Shipping Container Village Housing the Homeless
The project is located on a 4.2 acre site, a former parking lot that was slated to become a staging area for the construction of a new jail near downtown Los Angeles, The Hilda L. Solis Care First Village housing complex was conceived by NAC Architecture, and Bernards, a California-based builder and construction management company in collaboration with LA County's Department of Public Works.
August 7, 2021
How Shipping Containers Were Used To Build Social Housing Complex for the Homeless in Los Angeles, USA.
The 64,000 square feet housing complex was completed in a record six months ready for occupation. The project offers 232 housing units, along with a common building that holds a commercial kitchen, dining area, laundry facilities and administrative spaces.
July 30, 2021
NAC Architecture and Bernards use shipping containers as a social experiment to build LA housing complex for the homeless quickly and cheaply
NAC Architecture and Bernards have conceived The Hilda L Solis Care First Village–formerly known as the Vignes Street Interim Housing Project–as a social experiment; the project is a hybrid of permanent and temporary structures and will be used flexibly for both housing and shelter.
July 29, 2021
Atascadero Block Shops: CRATE Modular Celebrates Grand Opening of ‘Block Shops’ in Downtown Atascadero
“CRATE is uniquely positioned to help tackle challenges that exist in the construction industry today,” said Rich Rozycki, CEO of CRATE Modular. “We pride ourselves on the ability to quickly turn over projects that impact people’s daily lives, and we’re ecstatic to be a part of a groundbreaking project that utilizes steel shipping containers like Block Shops.”
July 29, 2021
Atascadero Block Shops
CRATE Modular, a leading manufacturer of modular buildings made from reused shipping containers, announced on Jul. 19 the grand opening of “Block Shops,” a 1,900-square-foot retail and restaurant complex made out of steel shipping containers in downtown Atascadero. CRATE partnered with Z Villages to develop the project.
July 29, 2021
Shipping containers used to build LA housing complex for the homeless
American firms NAC Architecture and Bernards have used shipping containers to form private apartments in a Los Angeles facility for people experiencing homelessness.
July 27, 2021
CRATE Modular & Block Shops Grand Opening
The new retail complex brings with it Ancient Owl Beer Garden and Bottle Shop, Negranti Creamery, and custom hat retailer Stellar + Sun Hat Co. Opened by two local brewers Marcin Andruszkiewicz and Laurence Duterte who have spent time working with BarrelHouse Brewing Co.
July 22, 2021
New Block Shops retail and restaurant complex now open
Located off of the famed U.S. Route 101, Block Shops is positioned centrally between Los Angeles and San Francisco, benefiting people traveling both north and south on the highway.