Modular Construction Category Archive

Finding Innovative Materials for Your Shipping Container Experience

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At Boxman Studios, we constantly source new materials and new vendors so that we can meet every customer’s unique needs and extend the boundaries of what’s possible with shipping containers. It’s important that we find and use materials that are: Lighter. Weight is always a big issue. The lighter we can make the units, the […]

How Shipping Containers Outperform Conventional Modular Construction

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We’re often asked about the differences between shipping containers and conventional modular construction. Clearly, we’re biased. But for good reason. Here are a few of the primary benefits of using shipping containers vs. traditional modular construction. When the Facility has to be Relocated At their core, ISO shipping containers are two things – 1) durable, […]

5 Shipping Container Architecture Trends

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A 40-foot shipping container is over 8,000 pounds of reinforced steel, or, as we like to say, four tons of possibility and opportunity. At Boxman Studios, we pride ourselves on figuring out ways to bring a client’s vision to life. 1. Smaller Units. Like with most things in life, bigger isn’t necessarily better. In fact, customers […]

Safety First: What to Ask for From Your Event Venue Builder

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In the aftermath of the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, insurance companies and permitting officials are taking a much harder look into the safety and structural integrity of experiential marketing and entertainment venues. They want proof that your structure is as sound as a permanent building, even if it is a temporary installation. So, what do […]

A Towering Tailgate Experience

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The PlayMaker’s Club made its second appearance of the New Year in Pasadena last week. Offering food, drinks, a live band, and a 20-foot jumbotron to watch the game, it’s no surprise that the PlayMaker’s Club was the place to be during the biggest week in College Football. To learn more about the PlayMaker’s Club, […]

PlayMaker’s Club Recap: Jacksonville

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The IMG PlayMaker’s Club made its debut in November at the annual Florida-Georgia football game in Jacksonville, and the result was pretty amazing. As you can see from the video, the world’s first three-story mobile tailgating structure turned heads and changed VIP hospitality forever. Later this month the entire thing heads west for the Rose Bowl […]

Introducing the PlayMaker’s Club

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Boxman Studios is working hand-in-hand with IMG College to create an unrivaled VIP tailgate experience for college football. The PlayMaker’s Club is a three-story, climate-controlled structure featuring multiple bars, live entertainment, high-definition screens including a jumbotron, interactive activities, and more. But mostly it’s just pure awesomeness. Made from nine custom-built containers (one of which incorporates a custom fabricated spiral […]

The 4 Priorities of Every Shipping Container Architecture Client

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Clients looking for shipping container architecture want something different. They don’t want tents. They don’t want to rent someone’s empty retail space. They have unique desires that only shipping container architecture can address. Here are some priorities shipping container architecture clients have in common: 1. A Desire For Unique Design Shipping container architecture has a unique, appealing […]

Pop-Up Hospitality – Versatility for Hotels and Restaurants

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Pop up restaurants and hotels are ideal hospitality venues for seasonal and short-term attractions. They’re mobile and can be shipped right to the action. Set up a pop up restaurant at a winter carnival or a football game; park a shipping container hotel suite at summer music festival. Be Where Customers Are Seasonal tourism destinations, such […]

How Shipping Container Architecture Can Speed Up Urban Development

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As commercial neighborhoods like shopping districts, industrial parks and mixed-use developments continue to grow, they each pass through distinct phases. Generally, building density and land value increase over time, while the consumer demographic shifts to reflect a particular neighborhood’s offering. Within a city, the arrival of a new business or population might drive fallow parcels of […]