Shipping Container Uses and Examples
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Somewhat a novelty just a few years back, cafes made from shipping containers seem to be popping up everywhere you look nowadays – and for good reason. Increasingly more people are realising how easy and cheap it is to construct their business premises using this material.
We have seen shipping containers repurposed into a number of things over the years from luxury homes to chic cafes and restaurants. And just when you thought nothing else can be made from shipping containers, people come up with something new and more audacious. This time; shipping container farms!
Also known as intermodal containers, sea containers or cargo containers, shipping containers are certainly one of the most important components of modern shipping – second only to the shipping vessel itself.
2015 has seen a lot of things happen, one of those being the increased re-use of shipping containers around the world to solve problems related to shelter. The modular building block has seen an exponential growth in use for the construction of housing, offices, restaurants, playgrounds and even health clinics.
Tiger Containers recently modified two containers to become 'parklets'. These are small mobile public spaces for community socialising and greening the street.
Tiger Containers recently built a 30ft Workshop for an ACT initiative for under privileged kids. We used an existing 40ft High Cube and shortened the container to 9m due to room constraints.
As principles of sustainability continue to infiltrate more minds around the world, people are increasingly looking for ways to recycle and reduce waste. We are becoming more aware of the impact our lifestyles have on the environment which has helped us realise the need for sustainable use of resources. One of the items gaining popularity in the current recycling "boom" is the shipping container.
There’s a lot you can do with a shipping container. Its robustness and ability to last has made it a preferred choice for people looking for a durable yet affordable building material. Almost everywhere you look there’s a structure made from a shipping container. In addition to being affordable, shipping containers can be quickly adapted for new purposes, making them suitable for “on the fly” solutions.