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Shipping containers made available for business startups.

Over in UK’s North East comes news (via Journallive.co.uk) of a new shipping container business project: he complex at Hendon in Sunderland has been created from 37 shipping containers which had reached the end of their commercial life. The project by Newcastle-based Napper Architects is for SES (Sustainable Enterprise Strategies), a social enterprise firm which [...]

Shipping containers made available for business startups.

04 March 2012

Over in UK’s North East comes news (via Journallive.co.uk) of a new shipping container business project: he complex at Hendon in Sunderland has been created from 37 shipping containers which had reached the end of their commercial life. The project by Newcastle-based Napper Architects is for SES (Sustainable Enterprise Strategies), a social enterprise firm which [...]

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Shipping container home examples

Shipping container home examples

03 March 2012

Over at Yahoo they have a really nice article showing off a number of great shipping container home examples – from modern executive examples through to wooded retreats. Whilst we’re great advocates of shipping container homes – its nice to remind ourselves of what can be done using a container and a little planning – [...]

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Ugly construction or shipping container majesty?

26 February 2012

Gainesville.com has an interesting report on the beauty (or not) of shipping container structures – its a good piece that looks at the external appearance of shipping container homes and how well they fit in with the rest of the neighbourhood – the piece centres on a new construction from 12 containers its a huge project [...]

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Shipping container toilet block project

24 February 2012

Over at stuff.nz they have a piece on a rather different shipping container project – that’s right building a toilet block from shipping containers. While we’re normally interested in housing projects or shipping container homes – we couldnt resist posting on this story..   The container toilets are made by Gas and Plumbing New Plymouth owner [...]

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Christchurch recover from earthquake using shipping containers

Christchurch recover from earthquake using shipping containers

23 February 2012

Over at chron.com they have an excellent article on how in Christchurch, NZ they are recovering from recent earthquake by utilizing shipping container’s to rapidly recover damaged buildings providing store owners a chance to commence trading again much earlier that they would’ve been given standard build times of brick and motar properties From the article The mall, [...]

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Shipping container home examples

Shipping container home examples

18 February 2012

If you are  new to shipping container homes or maybe looking for a little design inspiration then be sure to check out http://www.designbuzz.com feature on 10 recycled houses made from shipping containers.  There’s some interesting examples from single container guest lodge to more complicated (and visually stunning) multiple container ‘complex’s’. From Design Buzz These shipping containers can [...]

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Tide house – shipping container home example

17 February 2012

http://www.ecofriend.com/tide-house.html has a great article on architects Miguel Angel Mota and Fabrice Villaume latest project an eco-friendly shipping container home. The house is build out of two recycled shipping containers and great emphasis is placed on the environmentally friendly design and textures. The original model has been modified as per the need of customers and most [...]

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Shipping container guest house

Shipping container guest house

17 February 2012

For those looking for an example of simple but perfectly executed shipping container home project then look no further at Poteet Architects guest house. Situated in a nicely landscaped back garden – this shipping container ‘home’ serves as a guest lodge. Constructed from a single container but containing all the necessary space and equipment that [...]

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Art exhibition housed in shipping containers

17 February 2012

http://www.surfline.com report from Australia’s gold coast that the recent Surfing the Fringe festival was recently graced by the appearance of a ‘pop up’ art gallery housed in shipping containers.  Used as a temporary structure the shipping containers were used to show the art off to upto 10,000 visitors -   The Surfing the Fringe festival opened [...]

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DC Market space to use shipping containers as retail spaces.

17 February 2012

With container retail units seemingly as popular as shipping container homes news that yet another is to appear shortly.  Over in DC – in an attempt to revitalise an existing space “Fairgrounds” a combination of retail and event space will be up and running during 2012 with part of the retail space fitted out using [...]

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