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Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Ship Happens


Posted by Ali | View all posts by Ali
Leave a comment! | Published in Architecture, Design Trends, Green Design

Wouldn’t you love to get to your office someday and say, “Please, step into my shipping box”? I sure would.

The folks over at uShip tipped us off on some interesting ways shipping containers have been reused in the construction of apartments, luxury homes, schools and offices. We’ve seen this trend begin to develop particularly in modular construction and pre-fab homes, but we love to witness the new ways in which people are breaking down the mountain of empty steel boxes that sit in shipyards across the United States and produce such incredible and positive designs.

View the entire article at the uShip blog.

About Ali

I enjoy wood paneled station wagons, German food and senior citizens (I am 80 years old at heart). Nearly every weekend I am taking photos at other people's weddings and I have a blog of my own (but I don't update it often enough). I love to paint, sew and knit. Check out my DP Staff profile on Hatch.


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