There are currently over 17 million shipping containers around the world. Sadly, only five million or so are actually being used. That means there are roughly 12 million storage containers that are readily available for all kinds of uses. Although these containers can be great for actually transferring items, there are plenty of extraordinary ways that these containers can be used. Because of the ability to perform cargo container modifications, these container structures can range from small container pop up shops to large towers.
Here are some of the most amazing structures made from shipping containers in the world.
This relaxation safe haven is located at Maduru Oya National Park in Sri Lanka. The structure was constructed using a single shipping container and timber from weapon boxes found at a nearby army training camp. The shipping container cabana overlooks a beautiful lake and, though primarily used for army lieutenants, can be a great place for couples to relax and spend some time together peacefully.
The ECOntainer Bridge in Israel is one of the most incredible man-made structures on earth. Though the project is currently under construction, the entire bridge will soon consist of multiple shipping containers, each one a different color, and will sit high above the Sharon Park land. At certain points of the bridge, observation decks (also made from cargo container modifications) will be located so passersby can get a great view of Israel’s magical skyline.
Sky Is The Limit
The Sky Is The Limit tower in Yang Yang, South Korea is another magnificent use of storage containers. Located in close proximity to the Korean Demilitarized Zone, two shipping containers sits about 66 inches high (five flights of stairs up) and provides a breathtaking view of the boarder dividing North and South Korea.
There are thousands of creative ways to use cargo container modifications. Whether you want to simply ship items across oceans, operate a pop up food stand, live inside, or build a breathtaking structure, these containers are your best bet. If you want to learn more about the various uses or buy used shipping containers, contact Integrated Equipment Sales today.