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Who Built The First Shipping Container Home?

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We covered the complete history of shipping containers. Do you think that when Malcom McLean developed the shipping container he imagined them to be used as building materials? It’s doubtful. Visionaries such as Phillip Clark and Nicholas Lacey certainly did, though. The first official document citing the use of shipping containers as a building material was published in […]

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Stunning Shipping Container Office Examples

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Shipping containers can be used for all types of buildings, including swimming pools, hospitals, and schools to name only a few.  They really are a blank canvas that can be used to create all types of structures, including commercial spaces.  Offices, in particular, are an interesting application for containers, as a large portion of the […]

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Starbucks Shipping Container Store

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We have an interesting article today about Starbucks. They decided to build several stores made from shipping containers. Maybe you have already seen some of these stores. Let’s take a look at how they were designed and what they look like now. Conception Starbucks headquarters is based in Seattle and overlooks the Puget Sound. There […]

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Graceville Container House Case Study

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Todd and Di Miller purchased a house and plot of land in 2011 with the idea of renovating the existing house. During the 2011 Queensland floods, the house was destroyed. This left them financially ruined as their insurance didn’t come close to covering the total cost of the damage. They repaired their home as best […]

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