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Sydney Maritime Museum Celebrates Shipping Containers

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The humble shipping container has changed the world out of recognition since 1958 when they were invented. A new exhibition in the National Maritime Museum in Sydney celebrates the way they have. The moon and back twice over? So many things we take for granted in our world have travelled tens of thousands of kilometres…

Burning Man Shipping Container Dorms Supporting Burned Out City

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Here in Australia we know a thing or two about wildfires – they are no joke and are one of the greatest natural threats we have to our property and lives. Could shipping container villages be set up to support people in their first few nights after surviving a blaze? A number of shipping container…

Joshua Tree Residence Made of Shipping Containers Built in 2018

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A British architect has designed a starburst shaped shipping container mansion. The design is being shown at a maritime museum in Australia right now, while there are plans to build it in the California Desert sometime next year. At Gateway Container Sales, we love shipping container architecture! This vast and diverse discipline has turned the…

Getting Away From the Crowds – A Shipping Container Ski Resort in the Caucasus Mountains

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A new ski and yoga resort has opened in the Georgian Caucasus Mountains that is built entirely of shipping containers. Tourists from Europe, the US and Antipodes just don’t visit this place, so if you’re thinking of going to one of the most stunning yet unexplored places in the world, this could well be worth…

The Ikea of Architecture? The ‘Shipping Container Garden’ in Palm Springs

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Architectural practices around the world have leapt into shipping container design as a modern, fashionable and apparently sustainable way of building a range of things we use in our lives. Where the US architecture firm Architectural Blue differs is that they are building a 1.3 acre site that physically showcases some of the ways that…

A Shipping Container Participates in the High Flying Act ‘Origami’

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A dance festival in London is using a folding shipping container in an act called ‘Origami’. Shipping containers have made a bit of an impact on the world’s aesthetics. Their appearance has come to represent industry and trade which, at one level, should be hidden away unseen but have, in fact, come to be celebrated….

A Shipping Container Full of Beer? That’ll Do Fine, Cheers!

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Iceland has the peculiar honour of having more American tourists visit the country every year than its entire national population. The idea then that the US Maine Brewer’s Guild should send a shipping container with 78 types of beer to a beer festival in Iceland this summer isn’t as silly as you might think… Wait…

The Tiny House Movement in Australia: Better Homes in Shipping Containers?

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Could a shipping container ‘tiny house’ be a solution for someone seeking a place of their own in Australia? Over this longer article we will look at the tiny house movement in the country, and examine the ins and outs of moving into a small shipping container home. House prices – ouch! Australia’s cities are…