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#Cargotecture: Businesses Find New Space In Shipping Containers

#Cargotecture: Businesses Find New Space In Shipping Containers

Over the past several years, a growing number of architects have found a highly sustainable, affordable and practical building solution with previously used shipping containers. As an eco-friendly and boldly geometric design strategy, these architects stack and reconfigure containers in every possible way: placing them on top of one another, side-by-side,…Read more

#Cargotecture: The World’s Coolest Shipping Container Buildings and Homes

#Cargotecture: The World’s Coolest Shipping Container Buildings and Homes

Over the past fifty years, shipping containers have transformed business and trade across the world. These simple and ubiquitous steel boxes, technically called “intermodal containers,” are designed for the safe and efficient movement of goods from ships to rail cars to trucks. And in all, the way containerization literally changed the world…Read more

Living Inside the Box: Creative Eco-Friendly Design Using Shipping Containers

Living Inside the Box: Creative Eco-Friendly Design Using Shipping Containers

Most of us have seen a tower of shipping containers at least once in our life. Throughout the US there are over 700,000 abandoned shipping containers. As the US moves away from being a manufacturing economy, we receive many more of these containers than we use to export goods, creating…Read more