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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…

Mirrored Shipping Container Building Reflects the World

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A shipping container that celebrates the world around it? Shipping containers can be quite jarring to look at. Built for the purpose of shipping goods around the world and lasting through freezing and violent ocean storms, let’s face it they weren’t built to be beautiful. Yet their functionality and industrial appearance has enabled people to…

General Rules to Observe When Designing Your Shipping Container Home

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Here at Gateway Gazette we have shown some fantastic pieces of shipping container architecture. However, almost every single one of those buildings have had to get past their local council. Without getting too bogged down in detail, this article sets out some general rules to observe when designing your shipping container home, wherever you live…

A Shipping Container Drone Racing Arena

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Earlier this year a London architectural company called Studioshaw won a design competition to construct a multi-use facility for young people that will be built of shipping containers. The site will be in Dundee, Scotland and is designed to support the town’s growing computer game production industry which is seeing a major boom as creatives move…

Why Shipping Container Architecture Gets A Big Tick In Our Book

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Surfing the internet you will find a bit of a rebellion taking place among certain factions of architects. Since around 2011 a growing number of them have been questioning the benefits of shipping container architecture. While they have some strong arguments we at Gateway Container Sales aren’t in full agreement. Let’s look at their reasons…

Shipping Container Wine Tasting Centre in Tasmania

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Sometimes an area of astounding natural beauty with minimal human settlement demands exquisite architecture to both compliment and enhance the natural environment. The Devil’s Corner Cellar Door for the Brown Brothers winery in Apslawn, Tasmania does just this. The one-storey main building is composed of a series of repurposed shipping containers with a lookout tower connected to…