KFS Music Box is an outdoor theater built using four discarded containers. There was neither concreting nor construction waste when it was built as all the leftover fragments cut from the containers were used for sculpture and decoration.
Architect Fu Guohua designed this innovative theater at Shanghai Culture Square on Middle Fuxing Road. It opened to the public in August.
"We can name quite a lot splendid theaters in the country but the maintaining cost is fairly high and the expenditure on air conditioning is at least 20,000 yuan ($3,270) for them each per day. I want to create a paragon with something new," says Fu, general manager of KFS Design International Shanghai Inc. He clicked with the idea of using recycled containers.
--Excerpt from China Daily 2014.11.5