Month: November 2019

A New Way to “Do Drinks”: The Rise of Shipping Container Pop Up Bars

It’s been nearly 10 years since the pop-up craze began to take over the US bar scene. It’s difficult to find a Top 50 bar that isn’t opening up a limited-time pop-up to bring in some buzz.  And what’s the structure everyone’s scrambling to use in their pop-up bar design? Shipping containers. Shipping containers are cost-effective and simplistic. …

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Shipping Container Modification: The Double Lives of Shipping Containers

Recently a man made headlines in Houston for creating a three-story home out of 11 shipping containers. While this home is the most extensive container home we’ve seen, it isn’t the most creative use.  Shipping containers can be used for so much more. How about heading out to Round Top Texas for a few nights in …

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7 of the Coolest Shipping Container Housing Designs of 2019

Shipping containers are being used more and more in construction. The trend is picking up speed in Houston as people are looking for sustainable living on a smaller budget.  Shipping containers are a great option since they are repurposed and typically run around $1,400 – $4,500. Since they are gaining popularity there are plenty of different shipping container …

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9 Things to Consider Before Building Shipping Container Homes

Building shipping container homes look simple, but any homeowner will tell you that there’s more to it than meets the eye. Your preparation – from research to budgeting to design – will make the most significant difference in your ability to build the home of your dreams on time and “on budget. What do shipping …

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4 Shipping Container House Plans that Just Work

Shipping Container Houses are like the modern version of the Sears mail-order house. From 1908 through 1940, you could choose from 370 different models. Sears would then ship you everything needed to build your home.  Today people are taking a more custom approach to this pre-fab method, by using shipping containers. With creative shipping container …

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