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Sir Ranulph Fiennes forced to pull out of expedition 25th February 2013 Container City are sorry to confirm that Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been forced to pull out of the 2,000-mile trek across Antarctica, known as 'the coldest journey on earth', after suffering severe frostbite. Sir Ranulph Fiennes is suffering from the condition after having to use his bare hands – in temperatures plummeting to -30C – to fix a ski binding after falling during training. Whilst devastated about having to withdraw from the expedition, Ran has vowed to support the team from home and increase awareness for the charity 'Seeing is Believing' which aims to tackle avoidable blindness. More News

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Bldup - Yotel Boston About Yotel Boston 65 Seaport Boulevard, Seaport District, Boston, MA Boston's first Yotel will open in Summer 2017 in Boston's Seaport District. The building will feature 326 "cabins," approximately 180 square foot rooms positioned as an affordable option for business travelers. All cabins will feature signature Yotel adjustable SmartBeds with luxury bedding, rejuvenating monsoon rain showers, relaxing adjustable mood lighting, many power connectivity ports and smart TVs connectable to guests' mobile devices.

ENR - Shipping Containers Show Promise for Living Space With tens of thousands of empty shipping containers clutteringAmerica’s seaports, one New York City architectural firm has developed a novel idea for converting the ubiquitous metal boxes into low-cost housing and working space. Firm officials are now talking with developers about making it a reality. Click here to view image>> Mark E. Strauss, principal and director of planning for Fox & Fowle Architects PC, came up with the idea after receiving a speaker’s package for a recent conference on building density.

Prefab The Prefab Greenhouse Design To Grow People Not Just Their Plants Photos by Luc Roymans Even us gardeners with Black Thumbs, understands why plants love to live in green houses. They are basically no different than your average vacationer, they want to sunbath all day and be wrapped in a warm blanket of air? Wouldn’t it be nice if we humans could live in our own version of a green house. MiniTec advantage profil Minimum planning...due to compatible standard elements and our brand new CAD software with tried and tested standard solutions, automatic creation of parts lists and many design aids Minimum assembly time...assembly without drilling and threads!! Thanks to our patented MiniTec profile connector, the assembly time is reduced to a minimum. The only tool required for assembly and dismantling is a hex key (Allen key). Minimum costs... due to reusable standard elements Using MiniTec profile connectorsExtremely cost-effective and easy to install connection, which requires minimum machining.

Container Housing Companies One option if you want a container home is to buy a prefabricated unit from a container housing company. Why consider one of these outfits? They are worth considering if: you don't have enough time for such a big project; you don't have the necessary skills to build a cargo container building yourself; you want something more complex, designed by an architect, with many rooms and floors, contemporary finishes and interiors, modern and clean lines and maximum comfort. There are many finished and under construction projects all around the world that make use of containers for different purposes. Here you'll find links to several container building concerns that sell homes made from cargo containers. Studio 804 - Modular 3 Prefab House Previously featured on Archinnovations for their Sustainable Prototype, Studio 804 is a design/build program at the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Studio 804 provides students with critical knowledge that prepares them for their future work as young architects in a rapidly changing and challenging profession. This is another tour-de-force by this program. Constructed in the spring of 2006, Modular 3 is a prefab house perched from the highest point in its local vicinity. It offers a magnificent view of the downtown Kansas City skyline, accentuated through extensive floor-to-ceiling glazing. Chosen not only for its view, the siting of Modular 3 fills in a once vacant lot, intended as a part of the solution towards the renewal of the city.

OCTANORM - OCTAWALLCUSTOM We have revised our OCTAWALL CUSTOM system completely and thoroughly. The numerous improvements make our wall system even more attractive for countless applications for both exhibitions and interior design: New system grid. The new system grid for connection drillings, cable outlets, and slots makes OCTAWALL CUSTOM even more flexible. Now, you can connect different frame heights horizontally as well, allowing you to use your existing material stock. News - Clinics to Africa - 2003.0115 Clinics to Africa by ArchitectureWeek Although solving the global AIDS crisis may be beyond the scope of architecture, a young nonprofit has demonstrated that architects can apply their skills to help with this intractable humanitarian problem. It is estimated that three-quarters of the world's HIV/AIDS population lives in Sub-Saharan Africa, most without access to health care. One of the obstacles for medical professionals in Africa is lack of adequately equipped facilities within the vast continent. Architecture for Humanity has recently concluded a competition for the design of a fully equipped, mobile HIV/AIDS health clinic.

Families, Empty-Nesters 3-4 bedrooms + additional pods3 baths1 level56' x 54'starting at $635,000optional pod $155,000+ 2-3 bedrooms2-2.5 baths1 level57' x 39' - 6"starting at $350,000 3 bedrooms2 baths1 level60' x 36' | 71' x 40'starting at $465,000+ 2-3 bedrooms2 baths1 level57' x 20' - 6"$285,000+ What Are SIPs SIPs are the 21st Century Building Material Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are a high performance building system for residential and light commercial construction. The panels consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between two structural facings, typically oriented strand board (OSB). SIPs are manufactured under factory controlled conditions and can be fabricated to fit nearly any building design. The result is a building system that is extremely strong, energy efficient and cost effective.

The Intermodal Container FAQ Copyright © 1995-2007 Ernest H. Robl; all rights reserved. ( ehr@mindspring.com ) This document may be viewed, stored, or printed for personal use only , provided the following conditions are met: (1) It remains intact, with no changes other than for line-length formatting; (2) this copyright notice and all disclaimers at the end are included. This document (or any part thereof) may not be included in any publication, paper or electronic (including Web sites and CD ROM) products, without written permission of the author. Specifically, this document (or any part thereof) may not be reproduced on other Web sites.

Your Ultimate Guide To Prefab Homes - Green Diary In recent years, we’ve seen some highly ultramodern homes going beyond the reach of the commoners. Keeping it a bit low, where an average American home costs about $200,000 (more or less), a distinctively attractive abode, dubbed as Prefab Home – unrelated to the futuristic aspect of living; promises style, of course – has gradually come to the fore. Frequently derided as trailer homes, mobile homes, manufactured housing, and modular homes, these wide trailers or mobile-home parks are, now, an essential part of modern American way of life. The Trend: Image Courtesy Having said that these nomadic houses were once looked down upon, the current financial turmoil, however, has led people to consider limiting their needs and embrace minimalism.

WALLTEC GmbH - HISTORY The shareholders of WALLTEC have more than 35 years experience in the construction of composite objects. They are co-founders of several companies that successfully deal with the construction of composite objects. Some of these companies still work with patents of WALLTEC shareholders. The images below give a small overview of the huge number of realized objects. Design and construction of a 20m meter houseboat made with prefabricated composite moldings. here during transport on the way to the water. Design and construction of a 20m long mobile houseboat entirely of composite plates.

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