Cool Shipping Container Cabins

Green sensibility and creative freedom make cool shipping container cabins out of end-of-life 8×40-foot freight containers that otherwise would take up space in landfills. Given our modern society’s increasing awareness about reducing our carbon footprint and constructing energy efficient buildings, and the increasing pressure from environmentalists and green lobbyists to reduce post-consumer waste, repurposing shipping […]

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Shipping Container City – Mexico

There is a new buzzword in the area of construction. “Cargotecture” refers to the architecture style that reuses end-of-life shipping cargoes into container homes, offices and other useful structures for a variety of purposes. When a group of these structures are built close within one another, a container city rises. Shipping containers have long been […]

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Puma City Shipping Containers Retail Store

The red store with the cat insignia that rose up in Fan Pier in 2009 may altogether be novel in the world of retail. Puma, a world-famous brand of sporting goods, has built Puma City shipping containers retail store made of 24 refurbished freight containers stacked three-stories high. The containers were not just put together […]

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Starbucks Shipping Container Building Concept Store

Starbucks has long built its reputation for creating an ambience conducive to coffee rituals. The store is recognizable with its dark wood and plush chairs and glass panels, but their new look may as well make them eco-conscious and artsy entrepreneurs more than just expert coffee blenders. Starbucks shipping container building concept store in Tukwila, […]

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Shipping Container Home – Canada

After the real estate debacle in the United States that left millions of Americans homeless, social housing has become a hot topic. The same issue can be found just across the border in Canada, which had to deal with its own version of social housing crisis. A shipping container home Canada appears to be a […]

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