Tag: building

  • The Basics of Office Buildings

    In the words of office design consultant and author Francis Duffy, “The office building is one of the great icons of the twentieth century. Office towers dominate the skylines of cities in every continent… [As] the most visible index of economic activity, of social, technological, and financial progress, they have come to symbolize much of […]

  • 10 Futuristic Architecture Projects That Will Blow Your Mind!

    I have always been fascinated by futuristic architecture and seeing as it’s the weekend I was browsing around checking out some amazing designs today. I have picked out my favorite ten for your perusal – as a bit of a respite from text-heavy lists. So here you go – ten of the most amazing futuristic […]

  • Bulletproof Shipping Container Hunting Lodges

    Bulletproof Shipping Container Hunting Lodges

    A basic hunting lodge performs at least three basic functions: sleeping quarters, food/kitchen services, and some type of bathroom; and these three things can easily be packed into a 20′ shipping container, and even greater size in a 40′ shipping container. Designing a container cabin is slightly easier than building one, and a creative mind […]

  • Shipping Container Offices – The Perfect Workplace

    Shipping Container Offices – The Perfect Workplace

    Is your business expanding? Quality, scalable office space can be hard to find and most businesses simply don’t have the time for a costly office move that interrupts day to day business.  Shipping containers on the other hand can be utilized to provide additional home or business office space that is cost effective, quick to construct […]

  • How to Build a Shipping Container Swimming Pool

    How to Build a Shipping Container Swimming Pool

    If you’re looking for a unique way to create a one of a kind swimming pool on your property, have you considered a modified shipping container? At around 2.4m in height and width, and anywhere from 6-12m in length, a converted shipping container can be an easy solution for a portable, plug and play swimming pool. Here […]

  • How to Build Your Own Shipping Container Garage

    How to Build Your Own Shipping Container Garage

    Need somewhere safe to store your car or possessions but have limited space? With its modular shape and corrosive resistant steel fabric, second hand shipping containers make excellent affordable garages. At the most basic level they provide a lockable metal box for any expensive equipment, like that classic car or ride on mower, or they can […]

  • Shipping Container Sheds: The perfect option for your garden

    Shipping Container Sheds: The perfect option for your garden

    It’s in our DNA, a man and his shed. It doesn’t matter where you are, the minute a man has a bit of space to call his own, he’s going to want a shed. His own personal retreat in the backyard to be among tools and half finished projects, that place where he can enjoy […]

  • 6 Prefab Shipping Container Homes From $24k

    6 Prefab Shipping Container Homes From $24k

    Shipping containers are cool! They’re big, empty, uniform boxes that you can put things in, and, with a bit of elbow grease, turn into a livable space. You can call them Off-Grid Legos! What also makes shipping containers awesome is their portability. They’re designed to be moved! Unfortunately, they often move some pretty dangerous stuff, […]

  • 15 Breathtaking Modern Cabin Designs

    15 Breathtaking Modern Cabin Designs

    Cabins these days buck the trend of just being homely structures used for protection against the weather. In recent years, cabins have been given the same dues that traditional houses get during the design process, and they’re pretty incredible. Take a look at 15 of our favorite modern cabin designs. Modern architecture has found an […]

  • Want to Buy an affordable Farmhouse? Here’s Where Prices Are Falling

    Want to Buy an affordable Farmhouse? Here’s Where Prices Are Falling

    Ready to quit the city, buy a farm and live out your rural fantasy? Bargains can be found in South Dakota, but you better move quickly in California, which is getting pricey. Average farmland values nationwide have risen 2.3 percent to $3,080 an acre so far in 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday […]