When seeking the best material for the job, architects frequently choose shipping containers for their versatility.
After a record-breaking five year stint, the team behind one of Sydney’s most loved and long-lasting pop up bars, called last drinks and bid farewell to their iconic island home this week, promising to resurrect the popular Island Bar in a fabulous new undisclosed location next summer.
In a decaying laneway, in the heart of Melbourne’s bustling Chinatown strip, sits the most permanent pop up bar that the city has ever known.
If you think beer is only served in cans or bottles, think again. At Murray’s Brewery in sunny Port Stephens NSW, the house brew is served from a modified shipping container.
When they set up shop in one of Australia’s most historically significant industrial cities, the owners of The Depot decided to give their space a distinctly industrial name and vibe as a homage to their home.
Along the shores of the Old Port of Montreal, at the Quai des Écluses, a bright red container restaurant, known as Resto Muxbox, serves up the local seafood delicacies, lobster rolls and clam chowder.
When a team of New School architecture students first dreamed up their senior design thesis, they could not have guessed that their humble idea would end up transforming San Diego’s East Village neighbourhood into a thriving social hub.
Given the designers’ impressive background in interior and furniture design, the elegant furnishings and ornate décor of the Strakx container bar come as little surprise.
With an appetite for all things quirky, kitsch, or cool, Austin is not a typical Texan city.
A Mexican tapas chain named Wahaca created a pop up restaurant using modified shipping containers.