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World’s First Bridge Made From Shipping Containers

The so-called Econtainer Bridge, designed by Tel Aviv-based Yoav Messer Architects will be the world’s first bridge made entirely of used shipping containers. The bridge will be built across the Ayalon River to the gates of the Ariel Sharon Park … Continue reading

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GVCT group widely complimented on stand at first Intermodal attendance!

The GVCT Group exhibited at Intermodal Europe 2012 at the Amsterdam RAI on the 27th to the 29th November 2012. Intermodal 2012 was the kick off for the GVCT / UES group to show their combined forces to the industry with a joint … Continue reading

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Converted Shipping Containers Help Educate Underprivileged Children In South Africa

Personal offices, pop-up shops, retail stores, drive thru restuarants, beach houses; the uses for converted shipping containers is almost endless. Recently Tsai Design Studio have converted a used 40 ftoo shipping container into a classroom on the outskirts of Cape … Continue reading

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Mobile Pizzeria Built Out Of A 20ft Shipping Container

People are doing wonderful things with shipping containers, but this is a whole different way to slice it: Del Popolo Pizza of San Francisco, a conversion of a 20ft shipping container into a big mobile pizzeria, complete with wood fired … Continue reading

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Student Housing Project Built From Over A Thousand Used Shipping Containers

Built in 2006, Keetwonen is an innovative student housing project in The Netherlands built from 1,050 used 40 foot shipping containers. At the time of construction it was seen as a huge gamble on the part of the Dutch administration, … Continue reading

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