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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 [...]

San Francisco loft apartment featuring a shipping containers

San Francisco loft apartment featuring a shipping containers

17 February 2012

http://www.homedit.com has a wonderful piece on Jeff Wardell and Claudia Sagan San Fran loft which has a rather unconventional guest room and office space-that’s right  shipping containers – when you’ve got over the initial question in your head of “how on earth did they get that in there” you can see its a fantastically functional idea that [...]

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Container home in Lille

Container home in Lille

17 February 2012

http://www.mnn.com have a great report on Patrick Partouche’s 2,238-square-foot container home which has been built outside Lille. Using 8 containers the architect has produced a beautiful home. the home overlooks “a field with cows through a facade of glazed panels” — that was erected on a concrete foundation using eight 40-foot recycled shipping containers in just [...]

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