With the arrival of the summer season in Perth, a popular new shipping container bar has popped up on the banks of the Swan River.
From New York to Paris to Tokyo, food truck culture has really taken off in recent years. And as food truck fever takes the world by storm, Sydney foodies have quite literally hopped on the bandwagon.
For more than a century, the Queen Victoria Market has been Melbourne’s go-to trading hub for fresh food, produce, home wares and souvenirs.
When American dog supplies and accessories company Kurgo outgrew their Massachusetts headquarters, they used recycled shipping containers to transform their existing warehouse space into a colourful, canine wonderland.
As Great Britain emerged from the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-8, pubs were closing at an alarming rate.
The sight of shipping containers is not uncommon along the banks of the Maribyrnong River in Melbourne’s west.
When a bright purple shipping container first arrived on Paisley Street in Melbourne’s West in 2014, the locals might have wondered if the artist formerly known as Prince was somehow involved.
Melbourne has seen its fair share of container clad pop up shops and bars in recent years; Melbournians love a good pop up.
A colourful new container taqueria is importing more than Mexican beers to the historic U Street Corridor in Washington DC. Run by brothers Eric and Ian Hilton, El Rey is bringing the neighbourhood back to life.
On the suburban outskirts of London, in a leafy township called Eltham, a new shipping container gallery has sprung up at the local school.