Modular Construction Category Archive

Watch us Build a Shipping Container Tower

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Tribridge Residential is grabbing up space in the Charlotte Market. But they aren’t just packing in multifamily housing. They’re working hard to ensure that each new development fosters community, adds value to the area, and reflects the unique aesthetic of each neighborhood. One of their four recently acquired properties sits at the heart of Charlotte’s […]

A Short History of Shipping Container Architecture (and Everything Else You Wanted to Know)

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In this article we will explore: A Short History of Shipping Container Architecture What is Shipping Container Architecture? Shipping Container Building Codes 4 Shipping Container Architecture Trends How are Shipping Containers Changing Urban Development? Examples of Shipping Container Architecture Why Use Shipping Container Architecture? Feel free to skip ahead to topics that interest you. A […]

How are Modified Shipping Containers Priced?

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This post was originally published on 8/24/2014. Due to its popularity, it was updated with new information on 3/14/2018. If you’ve found this blog, chances are you’re researching the process for buying a modified shipping container. This isn’t the first article you’ve read about shipping container architecture (or maybe it is), so you probably already […]

The Surprising Way Shipping Containers Could Improve Your Amazon Experience

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There’s something big happening in the trucking and logistics industry. Drivers, the group of people responsible for nearly all of on-ground shipping and delivery are about to become much less productive. Today, our Logistics Director spoke to the whole team about the legal changes made by the DMV and how they will affect the shipping […]

What Should You Know About Third Placemaking?

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This story begins like any other, with an evil machine that has gained consciousness and seeks to destroy humanity as we know it. Only the machine isn’t a big, scary, Arnold-shaped android, but rather an algorithm that changes the way we make purchases. This tech isn’t inherently evil or dangerous, but it does give people […]

4 *Slightly* Complicated Steps for Installing Green Walls

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Repurposed shipping containers are often linked to sustainability and green initiatives for businesses and homes. As environmentally conscious building methods become more popular, so do community features like rooftop gardens, hydroponic installations, and Green Walls. Also known as vertical gardens and living walls, a green wall is partially or completely covered in living greenery and […]

Introducing Container Restaurant Solution: Cantina

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Boxman Studios is proud to introduce their premier food service model from the performance line, Cantina. This model is the ideal container kitchen for QSR restaurants and line-service concepts. The pre-engineered plans and value-engineered designs allow the Boxman Studios team to deliver completed structures much faster and at an optimal price point for entry-level restaurateurs […]

Boxman Studios to Launch Kinetic Series

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CHARLOTTE, NC, June 20, 2017– Boxman Studios, innovation leader for the shipping container modification industry, will begin launching NEW products every month starting in July 2017. The collection has been named the Kinetic Series to honor shipping containers’ original purpose, mobility. Underneath the umbrella series name, Boxman Studios will be developing products into two product […]

Back to Basics: Modular Construction and Why It Matters

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First, what is it? Well, modular construction occurs when pre-engineered units are delivered to a site and assembled together as large components of a single building. Modular construction is so popular because of how much time you can save from start to finish. Building off-site uses the same materials, designs, codes, and standards, as traditional […]

A Business Case for Shipping Containers in Land Development

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Developing real estate is vital to the infrastructure and economic development of growing cities. Developers are not only responsible for creating the physical space for commercial or residential use, but also managing lease holders, tenants, and creating an attractive area that draws commerce. While the formula for success hasn’t changed in a while, the growing […]