Shipping Container Conversions
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:31 Written by Michael
A 220 room shipping container hotel, California’s Orange County solution for homelessness, floating student housing in Copenhagen, and teaching sustainability in a shipping container: all in our monthly container news round up.
Monday, 11 July 2016 18:52 Written by Michael
Shipping containers are getting new uses after retirement from their original job (transportation) creating beautiful and useful structures. In this post, we shall be looking at some of the shipping container conversion stories that have made news headlines recently.
People have repurposed old shipping containers for numerous things – restaurants, homes, art galleries, shops, even swimming pools. But the greenest use might just have been found – literally.
Shipping containers have been around for a while now – since 1955 to be precise. During the better part of their existence, shipping containers have mostly been used for a single purpose, and that is transporting cargo across vast oceans.
A swimming pool is a great addition to any home. It provides a way for the family to get together and have fun while improving their health by providing the exercise needed for healthy living.
We rarely acknowledge the importance of toilet facilities, but the truth of the matter is that without them the world wouldn’t be the same. Because of the sanitation provided by toilets, we are able to keep clean and avoid the numerous diseases that could result from unsafe disposal of human waste. Frankly, toilets have an important role to play in our health.
A shed is something every man wishes they had. It is that bit of space that you can proudly call yours. A personal retreat area in your own backyard where you can just kick back, relax and unwind after a long week. It’s where you keep your tools and bring you projects into life after weeks of postponement.