Modular Construction Category Archive

Benefiting from Collaboration

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As the leading provider of kinetic architecture to experiential marketing, event, and agency clients we are 100% focused on designing, developing and deploying the highest standard and most customizable activations on the market. Thus, we use a sliding scale of price and collaboration. You determine how engaged you need us to be in the project […]

What to Expect from Boxman’s Design Department

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Why would someone use kinetic architecture to build their restaurant, retail space, or event venue? For the environmentally conscious, reusing shipping containers that would otherwise be left to rust is a more sustainable option. For the financial conscious, our expedited design and build process means that businesses can see more return quicker. For the innovators, […]

Finding Value in Kinetic Architecture (2016)

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If you’re considering shipping container architecture for your event marketing, food service, or retail projects, chances are you’re looking for something different; something that stick-and-brick construction and cheap tents can’t provide. You have unique desires that only kinetic architecture can address. So, when you’re looking for the merit in utilizing our shipping container and purpose-built […]

How is working with Boxman Studios different?

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Anyone can modify a shipping container. The only ingredients you need are a blowtorch and a reckless sense of danger. While you certainly CAN modify your own container, chances are you probably shouldn’t. And you probably shouldn’t trust the general contractor that “has seen it on TV” and is “pretty sure” he can do it. […]

Kinetic Architecture or Modular Construction?

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When considering the differences in kinetic architecture and conventional modular construction practices, we’re often asked, “What do you offer outside of a trendy look?” While wow-factor is definitely a benefit of working with shipping containers for kinetic architecture, it’s far from the only perk. Forgive us for our bias, and read through our list of […]

The Truth about Container Homes

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There’s a growing trend on the internet with posts showcasing custom-built shipping container homes. You’ve no doubt seen the headline: “A shipping container costs $2,000- what these couples did with them is beyond epic!” These posts go on to feature pictures of amazing homes built from containers. Truly, they are amazing. And we applaud them. […]

You’ve been asking… It’s FINALLY here!

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Ever since the Playmaker’s Club activation debuted in 2013, many of our clients have been asking how they can get a piece of the action. Today is the day! One of our most iconic structures is now officially available to lease! Our latest rental asset, the VIP Plaza is not only substantial in size and […]

The Case for Container Clinics

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Perhaps you’ve seen them: shipping containers reimagined as medical clinics. Whether it’s a multi-unit complex or a stand-alone facility, container clinics are something to keep your eyes on. The 4-1-1 A container clinic can be easy to deploy and activate anywhere it’s needed. Healthcare providers can reach more people at a lower cost, and can […]

Pop-Up Retail vs. On-Demand Retail

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Pop-up shops were a big deal this holiday season. Small specialty shops and online businesses started setting up in empty spaces, kiosks and in department stores. We get tons of calls for pop-up retail opportunities, which we love. But, we’ve begun to notice that the word ‘pop-up’ didn’t quite fit our shipping container and purpose […]

3 Ways To Make Shipping Container Designs Stand Out

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When you hear “shipping container design,” what do you think of? Static boxes that are unchangeable or, at best, simply modifiable? Structures that, while strong and stable, are little more than rectangular spaces? At Boxman Studios we’re excited about changing what you envision when you hear the term “shipping container architecture.” Here are a few […]