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Shipping Containers Enable a Career Change From Firefighter to Architect

Shipping Containers Enable a Career Change From Firefighter to Architect

Regan Foster was off work due to injury as a firefighter in Denver, Colorado when he hit on an idea: why not build himself a large new house out of shipping containers? The results were so good he quit his day job and became a building General Contractor. Regan Foster container residence The home isn’t…

Drivelines Studios 7 Storey Shipping Container Complex in Johannesburg

Drivelines Studios 7 Storey Shipping Container Complex in Johannesburg

The South African city of Johannesburg has the world’s biggest inland port where container based traffic travels across Africa and onward to the rest of the world. Why not then celebrate this with a seven storey working / living complex made of up-cycled shipping containers? Drivelines Studios Designed and engineered by US Naples based LOT-EK…

Port of Melbourne Hits 3 Million TEUs of Shipping Containers

Port of Melbourne Hits 3 Million TEUs of Shipping Containers

As it charges forward to its target capacity of 8 million TEU capacity, the Port of Melbourne has broken an Australian record in the last year, handling 3.018 million TEUs of shipping containers. Will the locals let it reach higher? What are TEUs? Twenty-foot Equivalent Units are the units by which containers are measured. They…

Running Horse Wines Container Cellar Door Celebrates Landscape and Wine

Running Horse Wines Container Cellar Door Celebrates Landscape and Wine

Just 157km north of Sydney, the Running Horse Wines is a shipping container cellar door that helps visitors celebrate the astounding landscape in which the vines grow, as well as enjoying the wines themselves.  Vineyard owner David Fromberg started out as a jockey but as the years went on found it harder and harder to…