Category: Repurposed Containers

(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 […]

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 […]

The Inside Scoop on Shipping Container Homes

5 Shipping Container Home Conversions You Can Stay In Did someone say ‘the perfect getaway’? Yes! We did! The stunning and unique container homes on this epic list are open for business – quite literally. Immerse yourself in the unmatched experience offered by shipping container conversions, in some of Australia’s most breathtaking locations. Spend a […]

Shipping Container Pools

What You Need to Know About Shipping Container Pool Conversions What are shipping container pools and how can you get one for yourself? In recent years, the versatility and customisability of shipping containers has become increasingly apparent within the building and construction industry. With rising home prices and a relative increase in the cost of […]

Shipping Container or Stadium – Why Not Both?

Shipping Container Conversion on the Rise The humble shipping container has no reason to be humble anymore. For the upcoming 2022 World Cup, Spanish architecture firm Fenwick Iribarren Architects have devised a genius plan to avoid the all too common, post-world-event run down. The proposed solution? You guessed it – shipping containers! After vast development of […]

5 of Australia’s Most Stunning Container Homes

The Best Shipping Container Home Conversions It might be called a shipping container but the humble steel box of the 1950’s has become far more than just an efficient and intermodal transport option. In recent years, the rising cost of both purchasing and constructing homes (especially in Sydney and Melbourne) has pushed many potential homeowners […]

Party… in a Shipping Container

We’ve been through so many different modifications that you can create from the humble shipping container – most of them easy, and all of them unique. From personal use to business use, a shipping container can fit any purpose – and parties are no exception! Around this time of year, both individuals and companies are […]

The Ultimate Christmas Present: A Shipping Container

It’s a fact that some people are hard to buy Christmas presents for. So what can you find for the person who has everything? A shipping container! This could be considered an unusual or unique gift, but they’re easily paid for by cash or credit card, and a gift that can be purchased so close […]

Ablution Unit or Bathroom Block?

Another great easy shipping container conversion is a container bathroom block, or ablution unit. Wether you need to create a temporary deluxe bathroom for a high end client, or a set of economical toilets or showers for low cost housing, a shipping container is an ideal shell to be able to house all your bathroom […]