India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers

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 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers

India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers2

Research center in Antarctica made ​​with 134 sea containers , BOF Arkitekten.


 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers3 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers4

Located on a peninsula in the northwest of the Antarctic “bharati antarctic research station” from bof Arkitekten presents a self-sufficient complex comprised of 134 sea containers , wrapped with an insulating metal skin and also aerodynamic. The 2.500 m2 (27.000 ft2) of floor space, which were awarded at the ” National Centre for Ocean Research & Antarctica ” in 2006, are intended as an architectural volume that can be easily and completely disassembled, because of how restrictive is the region for its access.

India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers5

India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers7 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers6

The energy supplied to the station comes from a combination of heat and generators, the residual heat used for the creation of the electricity is enough to heat the entire station. A total of 24 single and double rooms are located on the second floor which includes the kitchen, the dining room , the library, the fitness room, as well as offices and a lounge. The first floor houses the laboratory, the warehouse and the technical spaces. The third floor has a terrace that is used for the oudoors experiments.

 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers9

India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers8 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers10 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers11 India National Research Center in the Antarctic made entirely with shipping containers12

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