The old shipping container ain’t what she used to be.
Those utilitarian steel boxes are being given a new lease on life, with containers being converted for all manner of uses and purposes in recent years
Port Shipping Containers – just one of the companies fashioning the containers for other commercial uses – has created spaces you’d barely believe were once unglamorous metal tubs.
Here are 10 of the impressive designs, including the Coffee Box cafe (above).
Tough Mudder media centre
The Tough Mudder on-site media centre. Source: Port Containers.
Toto bathroom display suite
Toto’s bathroom display suite. Source: Port Containers.
Portable swimming pool
Shipping containers are now being converted into easily transportable swimming pools. Source: Port Containers.
One of the containers was turned into a juice bar. Source: Port Containers.
A pop-up outdoor bar by Port Containers. Source: Port Containers.
A decompression chamber was setup to be housed in a shipping container. Source: Port Containers.
The School Locker store
The School Locker’s mobile uniform and school supply store. Source: Port Containers.
You’d hardly know this cafe began life as a shipping container. Source: Port Containers.
Fire training unit
This shipping container was converted to help train firefighters. Source Port Containers.