Container ships make the world smaller


Tim Maughan investigates container shipping infrastructure while traveling on a container ship from Corea to China > article

See also the amazing book ‘The Box’ on the history of the shipping container that goes along with the shrinking world we live in > book



Ignaz Strebel is an urban geographer and senior scientist at the University of Lausanne. His research is on the social and material practices that make up and transform urban systems. Using ethnography and audio-visual projects, he currently researches building care work, energy infrastructure services and the transformation capacities of prefabricated buildings.