Shipping Container Pools making a Splash

Shipping Container Pools making a Splash

Shipping containers have been a resourceful product used for different innovations over the years. The fact remains that they can be put to many uses. No matter what, you can always find ways to reuse and repurpose shipping containers. One important way a shipping...
Container casa dorms stack up in Vietnam

Container casa dorms stack up in Vietnam

Vietnam’s popular resort town Nha Trang is home to a colourful new hostel, housed in an eye-catching stack of recycled shipping containers. Completed by local studio TAK Architects in 2016, Ccasa hostel is a hip holiday haven for budget travellers and architecture...
Lawyer gives London a taste of Manhattan

Lawyer gives London a taste of Manhattan

When lawyer Zan Kaufman quit her day job and left New York in 2012, she cooked up a tasty idea that’s since turned into a booming burger business called Bleecker St. Named after a popular thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, Zan’s burger joints and food trucks are now...
The Hungry Bear container cafe hits Sydney

The Hungry Bear container cafe hits Sydney

In the wilderness, nobody wants to come face-to-face with a hungry bear. But on the streets of Lidcombe, people flock to The Hungry Bear every morning for their daily coffee fix. In a short space of time, the hip new Lidcombe shipping container cafe has become a...
New cargo bar pops up in Melbourne CBD

New cargo bar pops up in Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s newest bar is an indicator that the city’s thriving laneway culture can, in fact, be contained. An impressive new container bar called Whitehart sprouted up this month in a former parking lot at the end of Whitehart Lane. The two-storey, open-air watering...
Container cafe cracked open in 5 weeks

Container cafe cracked open in 5 weeks

A design competition has inspired Israeli interior designer Liat Eliav to bring her winning shipping container cafe design to life. Known simply as The Container, the mobile coffee shop was built in just five weeks. The sustainable architecture competition is run by...
Artists get crafty in Jersey Shore container colony

Artists get crafty in Jersey Shore container colony

From the casinos of Atlantic City to Sandy Hook beach in the north, the Jersey Shore has a reputation for boardwalks, Ferris wheels, nightlife and cringe-worthy reality TV. But the arrival of artBOX – the centrepiece of a new artists’ shipping container colony...
Game of Thrones merchandise goes mobile

Game of Thrones merchandise goes mobile

With record-breaking viewer numbers, HBO’s cult classic TV show Game of Thrones has been an epic commercial success. So the decision to showcase GoT merchandise in a refurbished cargo container wasn’t motivated by budget restraints. But even though money was clearly...