We all know shipping containers are used to transport goods all over the world, but what of modern architectural design?
From Londonís Boxpark, to Cholulaís Container City, shipping containers appear to have made the leap from humble freight storage to dynamic contemporary design used the world over in domestic and commercial building construction. Measuring between 20ft and 40ft in length (or approximately 6m to 12m respectively) shipping containers offer a durable, cost effective and surprisingly practical means of housing which doesn't have to compromise on cosmetic appeal.
Take a look at this brief documentary on the construction of the Re:Start Mall.
Thinking of using shipping containers in construction or simply want to store freight for transport? Check weight and measurement specifications here.