cinco camp, brewster county, texas

Practical, impervious, and low-tech, the cargo-container guest cabins are at home on the harsh Texas range. The five containersÑthree bedrooms, a kitchen, and storage spaceÑare linked by a deck of steel bar grating with built-in bench and barbecue.

Practical, impervious, and low-tech, the cargo-container guest cabins are at home on the harsh Texas range. The five containersÑthree bedrooms, a kitchen, and storage spaceÑare linked by a deck of steel bar grating with built-in bench and barbecue.

The rusted boxes rest lightly on hand-dug piers. Coplanar floating roofs shield inhabitants from the sun's heat. A rear window and swing-open double doors invite cross-ventilation through the MDF-wrapped interiors.

A rear window and swing-open double doors invite cross-ventilation through the MDF-wrapped interiors.

Cinco Camp’s floor plan.

Cinco Camp in section.

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