Shipping Container Office Can be Moved on a Whim

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The firm Arcgency from Copenhagen, Denmark, has recently designed and built a shipping container office which takes into account the advantages and disadvantages of using containers as primary building materials. The office is called Made to be Moved, since it can be easily taken apart and reassembled in a new location, and it is recycled as well as recyclable.

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By |June 17th, 2015|Container Design|0 Comments

Shipping Container Business Complex Goes up in London

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Pop Brixton is a local business campus, which will soon open its doors in London, UK. It will house independent start-ups and small businesses from the area and the project managers estimate that it will create about 200 jobs by supporting around 80 local entrepreneurs, as well as create 12 apprenticeships being paid by the London Living Wage. (more…)

By |June 8th, 2015|Container Design|0 Comments

Fully Functioning Floating House Made of Shipping Containers

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Looking at the pictures of this home, it’s hard to believe it is actually a floating home and not some clever photoshoping. This so-called Floating House was designed and built by Steve and Nick Tidball of the ,TBWA Advertising agency and it is currently floating on the Thames in London, UK.

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By |June 3rd, 2015|Container Design|2 Comments

Shipping Container Restaurant Will Soon Open For Business

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The Smoky Park Supper Club, located in Asheville, North Carolina, is a recently built restaurant made of shipping containers. It was built using 19 recycled containers by the construction firm SG Blocks, and is apparently the largest shipping container building in the country.

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By |May 14th, 2015|Container Design|0 Comments

Dallas Couple Builds Luxurious Shipping Container Home

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One of the best things about shipping container architecture is that you can go as small or as large as you like. Matt and Barbara Mooney of Dallas, TX worked with local firm M Gooden Design to create their 3,700-square-foot dream home using 14 40-foot long recycled shipping containers as the main building blocks.

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By |April 30th, 2015|Container Design|2 Comments

Taco Bell Builds a Restaurant out of Shipping Containers

The fast food company Taco Bell has unveiled a new restaurant at this year’s SXSW in Austin, TX. What sets this one apart is the fact that it was constructed entirely out of shipping containers. It seems more and more business are starting to adopt this new architecture trend, which given the surplus of shipping containers piling up in US ports each month truly is great news!

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By |April 24th, 2015|Container Design|1 Comment