Microsoft shares a rare behind-the-scenes look at its Chicago data center as high-density computing containers full of 1800 to 2500 servers each are installed into the data center’s massive container bay. Continue reading “Microsoft Chicago Containers Data Center” »

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Mobile ice rink

On August 1, 2010, in Interesting Buildings, Small Business, by cargo

mobile ice rink: the equipment are in a … shipping container

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Car showroom

On July 26, 2010, in Interesting Buildings, Small Business, by cargo

Car showroom made from shipping containers

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After 20 years of living in New York City, painter and DJ Andrea Shapiro decided that she needed a change of pace. Drawn to the beauty of the Hamptons, Andrea found herself inspired by the ocean and influenced by the light and color of the landscape. In collaboration with her architect lead, Maziar Behrooz of MB Architecture, they designed both a living and studio space that embraces the natural environment while at the same time nurturing Andrea’s creative expression. The end result is a free-spirited lifestyle that is truly Inspired by Design. Continue reading “Beautiful Shipping Container Art Studio” »

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Good example of small business : restaurant in a container.
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