Hard to believe but when it opens-up in under a minute and transforms into a restaurant, you’ll believe it.
It’s called MUVBOX because it can be moved. Since it is not set permanently in the ground, there is no need for building permits. It can be dropped anywhere, with relative ease, without a large truck cabin lingering around taking up space. Daily opening and closing and table set-up is simple. And the whole container can be easily transported by road, rail or sea.
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Debbie Glassberg of Kansas City knew that if she could make a home for her family to feel comfortable living in, then she could make homes for others as well.
She made a great house out of 5 steel shipping containers. The house is 2,600 square feet of light and living space incorporating geothermal heating, plant foam insulation and some passive solar.
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Uxbridge, UK : first Travelodge ( budget hotel company) hotel made out of shipping containers.
The 86 containers used in the Uxbridge hotel were prepared in China with plasterboard walls, electrics and bathrooms already in place before being shipped to the UK, stacked and assembled like lego pieces.
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17 CONTAINERS, 26 METERS
The FREITAG SHOP ZURICH is completely built from rusty, recycled freight-containers. Lovingly they were gutted, reinforced, piled up and secured. Zurich’s first bonsai-skyscraper: Low enough not to violate the city’s restriction on high-rise buildings. High enough to send shivers down anyone’s spine.
4 SALES FLOORS, 1600 INDIVIDUAL BAGS
The FREITAG SHOP ZURICH is home to the absolutely largest selection of Individual Recycled Freewaybags. And yes, there are really four sales floors. Bonsai ones, that is.
For some it’s just noisy. For others it’s a source of inspiration. The view from the roof of our FREITAG SHOP ZURICH onto the transit- bridge is the same view that started the whole shebang in 1993.
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