Study cases

Study cases

Get inspired -page under construction-

We soon will add more designs, images and photos of study cases which we have been working on over the past years.
Some of temporary projects that have been removed after the permit expired, other for competitions we have entered and more units or projects we want to share with you.

We hope you will visit our website again soon to get inspired!

Caribbean school, St. Eustatius

Caribbean school, St. Eustatius

This project is a school building in the Dutch Antilles (Isle of St. Eustatius) in the Caribbean. The building was quickly needed during the renovation of the original school building.

To save shipping cost, the entire building was shipped as flat packed modules of 15 m2 each. The whole building could be shipped in 2 x a 40 ft shipping container, including all additional items of the sanitairy rooms, the furniture and other parts to complete the building.

Flat pack units are ideal for construction projects in remote areas like small islands, to which shipping cost tend to be expensive. Six flat pack modules create after assembly a space of 90 m2 or 270 m3, while the shipped volume is only 90 m3. Especially for larger project, this volume reduction means a significant saving in shipping cost. One module can be assembled with a trained crew of 2 in about 4 hours.

Project information: School in the Carribean.

Remarkable: After arrival on site of the flat packs (shipped in 2 x 40 shipping container) the entire school building including sanitary rooms and air conditioning was completed in only 7 working days with a crew of 4 (with support from 4 locally hired workers).

The temperature on the Island can be very high in the summer. We added extra insulation in the building to ensure a comfortable indoor climate in the class rooms.



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Tempohousing has built the world’s first and largest container campus for students! To stay in a converted shipping container, was new for the students and for politicians. Since Amsterdam faced a huge lack of student housing, they took a big step and decided to contract Tempohousing to build a removable container campus for students.

Living in a shipping container is not really new but Tempohousing took the concept to a new level and built a dedicated production line in China to produce up to 40 shipping container homes per week. The finish of these modular homes could meet the high building standards in Europe … and that was really new.

Keetwonen turned out to be a huge success and is today among the most popular residence halls/campus in the city. Although this project was initially meant to only stay on this site for 5 years (and to be relocated to a new location – shipping container homes are ideal for that purpose), it is expected that the relocation will be postponed until end of 2018. The project started at the end of 2005 (first 60 homes commissioned in September 2005) and was completed in May 2006 – a construction speed of 150 homes per month.

Project information: Student homes

Remarkable: Biggest shipping container home project in the world. When launched, the biggest student home (28 m2) a student could get for an “all in” rent of about 400 Euro (price level 2015).

Number of modules: 1034 (housing + common areas + cafe + laundry)

Area: 31020 m2

For students:
If you want to apply for one of the student homes you can only enlist online.
We can't help you. Tempohousing does not rent out the apartments.
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