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  • Shipping container homes have been growing in popularity in the recent years, and they've done a great job penetrating many markets, in many parts of the world. Some companies have deployed them as a solution for affordable housing, while other architects have taken them into very upmarket areas and built luxury homes that will impress even the most discerning of homeowners. Our staff has select ...
  • We're always eager to keep up with the latest trends in cargo container architecture, and during the last week we came across a great new container home recently constructed in one of the last places that you'd expect to find a container home - the Hamptons. The home was constructed by Andrew Anderson and has been named, "The Beach Box". The six repurposed 40' cargo containers have now been given ...
  • Since the early days of pizza, it’s been served in mostly traditional ways: on the baking pan if you’re eating it at the restaurant or in a box if you’re taking it home.  Well, one San Francisco based company is providing another option: pizza served from a can. Before your imagination takes over, this pizza isn’t only served out of a can, or more accurately a modifie ...
  • In southeast Portland, OR, one creative entrepreneur has taken a unique approach to the construction of his drive through/walk up restaurant. He's chose to create the entire restaurant structure out of a used cargo container. Working with architects and structural engineers, Kurt Lance purchased the used cargo container for $2500 and performed all of the modifications required for his Mexican res ...
  • Three and one half cargo containers that entered the world intended for international shipping have been given a new lease on life as a mountain retreat in the hills near Santa Cruise, California. The high cube cargo containers, cut into sections to make them easier to navigate through the mountain roads, have been assembled to form a beautiful 1,200 square foot, two story house. The house has ...
  • Long Beach, California, the world’s second busiest port, is home to an innovative shipping container conversion project. In a busy port town seeing shipping containers is nothing new to local residents.  However, there is a proposal for 65 recycled shipping containers that could give pause to locals passing by. The proposed building would be the Environmental Center of Regenerative Res ...
  • Hotels made from shipping containers will provide additional housing space for the queens Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has a lot of people excited for the celebration, and people from around the world will be traveling to the United Kingdom to help the Queen celebrate her 60 years on the throne. One consequence of the increased volume of travellers is the seve ...
  • Container homes have always been considered environmentally friendly and an innovative way to build a house, and Studio  H:T has taken the concept one step farther. Completed in 2010, the 1,517 square foot container home in Nederland, Colorado is a two story living space book ended by two shipping containers.  Designed to incorporate the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountain, the home is desi ...
  • We've previously highlighted the innovative shopping mall constructed of used shipping containers, BoxPark, located in the Shoreditch section of London, UK, Keetwonen student housing in Amsterdam, and Starbuck's coffee in a can store; this time we'd like to turn your attention to the mobile entertainment facility, Puma City. Puma City was designed by LOT-EK, an innovative design firm based in N ...
  • Container housing is growing in popularity around the world, and as acceptance grows and home design innovation becomes more mainstream this trend will only continue.  Modular and container housing is an efficient, cost effective, and ecologically friendly way to build a home.  One of the latest container home projects to make a make is “Maison Container Life”. Maison Container ...
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