Container Design Gets Closer to GAD in Oslo

Container Design Gets Closer to GAD in Oslo

After seven years of touring exhibitions far and wide, Norway’s first mobile shipping container art gallery, known simply as GAD, hosted it’s final show in 2012. Designed by Oslo architecture firm MMW, the travelling art space upheld the time-honored...
Australia’s Original Recycled Hangout

Australia’s Original Recycled Hangout

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. Known to locals as Section 8, the popular watering hole popped up in 2007 and has been standing ever since. When Section 8...
Mountain Bike Retreat Contained

Mountain Bike Retreat Contained

When Mountain Bike Company originally opted to build Outpost 7427139 with shipping containers, the rationale was purely financial. With a final price tag of $260,000, the project certainly proved to be budget-friendly. But the benefits didn’t stop there. Armed with a...
Coffee Meets Container in Melbourne

Coffee Meets Container in Melbourne

To celebrate Melbourne’s coffee capital moniker, organisers of the 2013 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival decided to install a pop-up Coffee Farm on the banks of the Yarra River, where caffeine fiends could enjoy some of the world’s best blends. Repurposed...