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Cargotecture: A Solution to Africa’s Impending Housing Crisis

The UN-Habitat has released a report in which it is estimated that, by 2030, there will be higher volumes of people living in urban areas than in rural areas....
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13.01.2016 / By Admin

Shipping Container Villages

Over the years, container architecture has become increasingly popular as a green alternative to construction; shipping containers have gained popularity as building materials due to their strength, wide availability...
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18.12.2015 / By Admin

Schools Built from Shipping Containers

One of the many challenges that a majority of South African schools are faced with is a limited number of classrooms, or a lack thereof. Many learners in rural...
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07.12.2015 / By Admin

Containing the Arts

The versatility and multi-functionality of shipping containers have been proven so many times by different projects; designed by a German architect, Nora Müller, the Gugu S’thebe Theatre is an...
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20.11.2015 / By Admin

Containers as Ablutions

Although there have been improvements in sanitation in South Africa, there are still many communities -mostly informal settlements- that do not have access to adequate sanitation services; as a...
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13.11.2015 / By Admin

Container Architecture

Due to the excess of shipping containers and the shortage of affordable housing it is easy to understand how container architecture has immerged as a popular trend. Shipping container...
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28.08.2015 / By Admin

8 Uses of Shipping Containers

Shipping containers are no longer merely used to transport goods. There has been an impressive creative expansion concerning these sturdy steel structures. This has resulted in the development of...
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13.08.2015 / By Admin

Colourful and Interesting Conversions

Container World never shies away from a challenge, and we enjoy assisting clients with difficult container conversion concepts, from the design phase right through to the finished product.  Some...
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12.08.2015 / By Admin

10 Tips Before Building a Shipping Container Home

The latest architectural tend is shipping container homes. The use of recycled shipping containers as the shell of your home provides a sustainable alternative to brick and mortar. If...
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28.07.2015 / By Admin

Shipping Container Accommodation

Shipping containers are being used to help combat the global shortage of affordable accommodation. This creative housing solution repurposes standard shipping containers and transforms them in stylish, modern homes....
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23.07.2015 / By Admin