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‘Glamtainers’ Luxury Stays in Converted Containers

The growing trend toward shipping container accommodation. You’ll no doubt know that shipping containers are increasingly being used for purposes other than shipping and storage. They’re popping up everywhere and consistently gaining popularity due to their cost-effectiveness, convenience and practicality. In the past, container conversions were more commonly used in construction for private use. Recently, […]

Keep Cool with a Container Pool

With a change in season fast approaching, and temperatures steadily ramping up, it’s about time we get organised with ways to keep cool this summer. If you’re like us, you’ll no doubt have fantasised about the resort-like life you might be living if you happened to be one of the lucky ones with a pool […]

Shipping Containers: Rated Five-Stars

Shipping Container Villa Nominated Among the Best By now, you’ll likely be aware of the immense conversion potential offered by the, once humble, shipping container. They’re being used across the globe as homes, offices, pools, schools, libraries, retail spaces and so much more. Let us draw your attention to one of the more impressive, luxury […]

Shipping Container Offices – The Way of the Future?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. The humble shipping container has no reason to be humble anymore. Shipping containers are the way of the future (and, as it turns out, the present). Increasingly, the combination of creative design and innovative transformation is driving shipping container popularity to new heights. Particularly in the […]

10 Reasons to Build with Shipping Containers

Why You Should Be Using Containers for Construction 1. They’re cost effective. Shipping containers are far more affordable than traditional construction methods. Not only are the absolute costs fairly low, due to a large supply of containers in yards and ports across the country, but once construction starts, less materials are used and your financial […]

Container to the Rescue

Solving Peru’s Housing Crisis, One Container at a Time It’s estimated that over 1 million homes are required in Peru to close the country’s substantial housing gap! Sound staggering? What if we told you that that’s after the government have invested over 3.3 billion dollars in housing programs over the past 20 years. The main […]

(Shipping Container) Farm to Table

How IKEA is Using Modified Shipping Containers to Grow Food for their Restaurants Swedish furniture and homewares powerhouse, IKEA, is now growing lettuce in shipping containers. Yes, you read that right. At selected stores in its homeland, Sweden, IKEA has set up hydroponic shipping container farms that use only water, nutrients and LED lights (powered […]

Box Park: Innovative, Pop-Up Retail Precincts

Box Parks in London to be the Future of Retail & Hospitality By now you should know that the previously humble shipping container is no longer quite so humble. Design creativity and technological innovation have meant that shipping containers are increasingly being used for purposes other than shipping and storing goods. They’re praised for their […]

Planning a Shipping Container Home

What You Need to Know About Planning a Shipping Container Home The current housing market – characterised notably by unaffordability and a lack of adequate (affordable) development – calls for an increase in cost-effective building and construction solutions. Recently, many individuals, builders and building designers have turned to shipping containers as one of these solutions. […]

Shipping Container Conversion Triumphs

5 of the Most Interesting Shipping Container Conversions Shipping containers are becoming more and more popular for the enormous amount of versatility and flexibility they offer. For this reason, many innovative individuals and organisations are choosing to convert shipping containers for a variety of alternate uses. We’ve compiled a list of 5 of the most […]