Categories: Universal News
Date: December 7th 2018
Shipping Container News: December
The co-founder of Bongo’s Bingo, Joshua Burke, wants to use repurposed shipping containers to open a leisure and entertainment facility in the Baltic Triangle in Liverpool, and plans have already been submitted to Liverpool City Council for consideration.
The worldwide trend in ‘living large’ is fast becoming a thing of the past as more and more people are choosing shipping container conversions as homes, selecting minimalism over materialism. In fact, did you know that people are actually selling these homes on eBay for £70,000?
Cambridge University has a brand new reception building to function as a porter’s lodge. This building will provide a reception area for visitors and an office for university porters. It’s been built from a repurposed shipping container.
Designer and creative upcycler Max McMurdo brought shipping containers into the public consciousness in 2012 when he featured on Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces. Max converted an old container into a home office, adding a great deal of style, as viewers looked on and agreed it was a brilliant idea.
Jacksonville-based Modular Life Solutions hopes to deploy its modified shipping containers to thousands of mobile phone towers across the country, providing servers, communications equipment, routers, caching infrastructure and more to the front lines of data processing.
A 40-foot shipping container has been repurposed and completely transformed into a full-scale freight farm. The repurposed container will be use to grow vegetables for over 700,000 meals served to those in need.