Recycled and found materials often play important roles in Siegal's work. When designing this urban Los Angeles residence, she started with four shipping containers already on site. The large containers became perimeter spaces that surround an airy living area. Openings cut into the containers' sides allow free passage from room to room. Abandoned trailers also on the lot now house Koi ponds and an indoor water fountain. “We left the skin of the containers exposed in some places,” Siegal says. “The texture is evidence of the home's origins.” Shipping Container News; www.shippingcontainernews.com


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