Category: Repurposed Containers

‘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) 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 […]