"Shops and restaurants made from shipping containers? Yeah. Sure."

It was no joke.

Mike Ramsey brought us the idea of a center constructed completely of repurposed shipping crates. He’d seen the work in other American cities, and figured it was an ideal fit for Wichita.

He was right, and Farha got to work on one of the most unusual “repurposes” of all time. Quickly, efficiently, economically, the one-time containers became functional real estate for a variety of local businesses.

2721 E Central Ave, Wichita

Project Details

  • Strong emphasis on affordability for small/local-businesses
  • Features including restroom facilities shared by customers of every business furthered savings
  • Common areas – including a gathering place with river rocks and an open fire pit – created a sense of community for the center.