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Architects design 'Jenga'-like hotel out of recycled shipping containers


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:25 PM -

Hong Kong-based architect firm OVA Studios is giving a childhood classic a new twist with the Hive-Inn, an incredible hotel built out of recycled shipping containers.

The concept building features stacked bins that bear a strong resemblance to the popular game Jenga.


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Like the game, the building is completely customizable. Each piece is removable and re-stackable, allowing the owners to change its look and feel at any time.

The Hive-Inn offers ample opportunity for corporate sponsorship.

Shipping containers could serve as billboards and brands could be given the chance to design the inside of a sponsored container.

The Hive-Inn was developed as an entrant for the 2014 Radical Innovation Awards.

The winner of the competition will be announced next month in Las Vegas.

All photos courtesy of OVA Studio

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