The container is usually outlive its usefulness after about five years and then simply sits abandoned in a yard. But thanks to its durability, low cost, lightweight and easy on each other, it is now once again a number of purposes. Any containers used for housing, hotels, and even office space. It seems that the possibilities are endless. Here are some interesting ways they have to be used.
As a container is a simple cube shape can be easily converted into a small home business. This could serve as a home or even several of them stacked to create a larger home consisting of a small living space. They are very easy to move and set up, and can serve as an office, a separate bedroom or even an art studio. You can knock out a wall and install sliding glass doors to create an even homier atmosphere.
While this type of home does not look like a lot of the outside of the right amount of creativity in an otherwise nondescript box it can be transformed into an elegant living room.
Shipping boxes are also used in hotels, the first built in London in 2008, eight-story hotel was built 86 container units have been modified. According to the builders, the hotel was 10 percent cheaper to build than conventional buildings, and the work is completed 25 percent faster.
Office and retail space
There is a huge shopping center in Ukraine, which is built entirely out of old shipping boxes stacked two stories high. Customers can store the narrow stairs to get to the top. There are 55 boxes stacked in a German shopping center consisting not only functional, but also beautiful.
Playhouses / children’s centers
Shipping boxes have been used in Australia, the kids center was safe and fun activity materials that are not only durable, but also environmentally friendly. The children’s center in London includes a container which serves as a nursery, on the other enclosures together stairs and walkways.
Museums / Art
As the name clearly suggests, the Nomadic Museum, designed by Japanese architect and built in 2002, travels around the world. Lights in a way that seems like a big church at night and in the long hallway was completely out of shipping boxes. The Art Container Project also uses a variety of boxes that can take the curator exhibited where they want. These boxes not only display photography, paintings and sculptures, but also interactive performances.
It will not take much effort to simply slap a door of a container, and it’s a house or a museum. However, if creative, it can turn to otherwise drab box of something that is not only beautiful, but also versatile.