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Ugly construction or shipping container majesty?

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

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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Tide house – shipping container home example

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

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

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.

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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