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Housing for the Homeless

It’s not really uncommon to see homeless people living in shipping containers, but that usually happens in pitiful circumstances. Now, a partnership between developer QED Property and the City of Brighton’s Housing Trust has ensured that these containers can be used in a less miserable way. 294 more words


Cranes, trains, and automobiles bb

The crane guy was supposed to meet me at 9 this morning. At 8:15, he texted me saying he’d driven by early, and was sorry to say he didn’t have any equipment small enough for my job. 296 more words

Cargo Container Home

Calgary planning chief thinks outside the box to ease housing crisis

While city councillors lock horns Monday over secondary suite reform, Calgary’s planning chief is gauging the merits of shipping containers and backyard “cottages” as low-cost housing solutions. 686 more words

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Deliver Freshness, Anywhere in the world

Imagine your freshest product. Imagine that smell. The taste. How the texture feels? Perfect isn’t it. Now imagine if there was a chance to bring this freshness to any part of the world. 281 more words

Shanghai Metal

Crate Graffiti

Renown graffiti duo PichiAvo uses shipping containers as offerings to the Greek Gods!


Calgary firm creates 'largest shipping container-based hotel in North America'

SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. — A Days Inn hotel built of 120 surplus shipping containers has opened in this northern Ontario town.

Calgary-based manufacturer Ladacor announced the opening, calling the two-storey, 60-room building located 380 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay “the largest shipping container-based hotel in North America.” 75 more words


Modern Marvels: Shipping Containers

It’s hard to imagine a world without container ships. These ships make it possible for us to request and send products all over the world. How do you think that Chinese- made pair of jeans go to you? 306 more words