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Artist Studios Inside Shipping Containers On Board Cargo Ships

For the growing number of mobile creatives out there world-wide, we published an article on international workspaces for Digital Nomads and Creatives here.  We’ve also recently learned of the  76 more words

Art Business

The Box That Built the Modern World

By Andrew Curry

Nautilus

More than any other single innovation, the shipping container—there are millions out there, all just like the ones stacked on the Hong Kong Express but for a coat of paint and a serial number—epitomizes the enormity, sophistication, and importance of our modern transportation system. 327 more words

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Future Life In Amsterdam's NDSM Has Us Living In Shipping Containers

Using shipping containers for housing, shopping and eating seems to be something that is catching on in Europe, especially Holland.

At Rotterdam’s Architectural Institute (Het Nieuw Instituut) they had a thought-provoking exhibit of life in the near future, as lived in used shipping containers. 

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The Most Influential Box on Earth

The container’s efficiency has proven to be an irresistible economic force. Last year the world’s container ports moved 560 million 20-foot containers—nearly 1.5 billion tons of cargo altogether.

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