Although "thinking outside the box" is a common example of business buzzwords, there are actually many educational benefits of staying inside the box every once in a while. Much like in the classic Schrödinger's Cat thought experiment, which debunks quantum physics by means of a cat in a box (we ... Read More
What better time to address construction site hazards than during Health and Safety Week? Construction is a high risk industry – it accounted for 32% of employee fatalities in the British workplace throughout 2013/2014, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Many of you probably know the general dos ... Read More
As the festival and sporting seasons are now in full swing, plenty of events will be using shipping containers to ensure that a good time is had by all.
The British Grand Prix, Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Festival, have all used shipping containers over the years for extra ... Read More
The 18th May is officially known as International Museum Day and to celebrate all things (or at least some things) old and fusty, we're taking a look at some of the truly weird and wonderful objects found in storage containers over the years. Some containers are – quite literally – ... Read More
As we all know, shipping containers are widely used in today’s global age, however, not many people know about their origins and how something as simple as a shipping container could have such a profound impact on the world.
Containerhomeplans, have recently produced an infographic named 20 Ways The Shipping ... Read More
Last year we were enraptured with the mouth-watering burgers coming out the kitchen of an enthusiastic beardy chap who called himself the Burger Bear. Tom Reaney's wild and delicious disco-fuelled burger van had been bouncing around London for a couple of years, and they had just started a crowdfunding campaign ... Read More
Retail is an incredibly demanding sector, with a serious requirement for flexibility. To succeed, you need to be able to deliver products to consumers in a wide variety of dynamic and inventive ways. Keeping people interested and beating the competition is a constant challenge.
Storage containers are becoming a de facto ... Read More
Storage containers have proved to be a revitalising influence for the hotel industry. From the Uxbridge Travelodge that you would never guess was built entirely from recycled containers, to stylish boutique hotels that capitalise on the colourful building-block possibility they offer, storage containers could well be the future standard for ... Read More
Looking for a speedy extension, an addition to your garage or just a place to call your own? Making living space from a storage container is more common than you may at first think - but just how practical is it? Here, we take a look at the reality of ... Read More
Temporary buildings, be they homes, offices or schools, have played a vital part in the development of the construction industry in the past 50 years. The notion of transportable homes is by no means a new one (yurts have been used in Central Asia for three thousand years), but the sturdier transportable ... Read More