Zambezi location

Zambezi location

Craning top deck into place

Craning top deck into place

View from river

View from river

Entrance to restaurant in progress

Entrance to restaurant in progress

View from courtyard towards river

View from courtyard towards river

Completed entrance to restaurant

Completed entrance to restaurant

Completed courtyard

Completed courtyard

Zambezi House, Victoria Falls  (2017)

Shipping container restaurant

Brief

Provide a cost effective restaurant on the bank of the Zambezi River.

 

Why was modular used?

The client selected a modular approach primarily for cost reasons.  Limited site works and an alternative design feel were also attractive.

Key features

  • key shipping containers (with bathrooms and back of house services) were produced in South Africa

  • the remaining containers were converted on site  

Does modular constuction cost less?

When should you use modular constuction methods?