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Shipping Containers

The Answer To The Housing Crisis Could Be Found In This Box

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It looks like shipping container homes aren't just a trend. They're reportedly being used to solve housing problems. According to the Daily Mail, F...

Quirky New Development Planned For Detroit

Posted 11.16.2012 | Detroit

A local firm is proving Detroit development can get way wackier than Dan Gilbert's garish interior design scheme at the the Chase Tower. Three Squared...

After Almost 300 Years, Global Economy Sinks Shipping Firm

Reuters | Jonathan Saul | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Britain's oldest shipping firm, Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, has gone into liquidation after nearly 300 years of trading,...

WATCH: California Mom Turns Shipping Container Into Home

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.22.2012 | Business

The rent has gotten so damn high for one woman that she's been forced to live in a box. After being forced to leave her house, Lulu, who lives in ...

How To Live Cheaply: Couple Lives In Shipping Containers

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A rural Maine couple calls home a pair of former shipping containers bought online for $1,500. Trevor Seip and Jennifer Sans...

Operation Thriller USO Tour, Day No. 4

Douglas Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Preston

The day started with another ride on a C-130 transport plane, which included a rapid descent (3,200 feet per minute) that brought our stomachs into our throats.

Managing Risks in Public Policy: Impact vs. Probability?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Walking barefoot through airport security makes little sense if our ports are unprotected. Let's gather the courage to redirect our resources to risks that are high probability and high impact.

Shipping Container Homes: 8 Innovative Designs

Mother Nature Network | Matt Hickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The rise of innovative green architecture has created in increasingly in-vogue practice: rejiggering, stacking and linking rugged and versatile freigh...