We have gathered 12 different uses for containers found in different solutions around the world to this blog post.
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1. A pool out of a container
A pool made out of a 40′, or 12m container with a ”DIY” method. You can read more about the project on the builder’s blog that contains both experiences and instructions for building the pool.
2. Bar container
A fully equipped pop-up bar at the Antwerp fair in 2016, made out of a shipping container. Do you have a used container on your yard and tools in your storage? Build a bar container and you are guaranteed to have the happiest neighbours around!
3. Negotiation space
A negotiation space at a fair built above a flat rack container. This solution is very showy, and it can be built on both a 6m and a 12m flat.
4. A container house
One trend that is gaining a lot of traction in the world is a house made out of containers. This is a marvellous example of a container house! There will be a separate blog post on container houses a bit later.
5. Temporary store
Containers work excellently as stores for example in summer events or during the time a permanent store is under renovation. There are ready-made solutions available, but a container store can also be custom-made. The picture shows a temporary ticket store located in the heart of Hamburg.
6. Exhibition space
Are you looking for exhibition room for example for products or works of art? A container will meet this need with little effort – with or without modifications. The picture shows an exhibition room container near the main railway station in Hamburg.
7. A billboard / advertising platform
Do you need space for advertising, for example to a construction site or for launching a new product? Containers work as a fast and temporary ”advertising space” that can quickly be transferred to another location after the project. Handy!
8. Art out of containers
Containers turned into art? Why not? Here is some container art from the Container Art Festival in Asia in 2009.
9. A hotel out of containers
If it is possible to do container houses, why not container hotels as well. A very showy container hotel, designed in Japan!
A somewhat unusual playroom for children, compiled out of used containers in America.
Shipping containers and their parts are also used to design and make furniture. The picture shows an amazing chair at a Brazilian exhibition.
Are you in need of a greenhouse? Make a greenhouse out of a used container, with or without electricity. The picture shows an example from America.