Looking for inspiration for a solution for your space? Here are some of our favorite designs from around the world and a few of our favorite stories. They each highlight what is possible. Remember, if you can dream it, we can build it.
This stunning space really says welcome to the jungle. The ability to create a completely custom retreat that totally compliments its environment is just one of the many benefits of a modern engineered space.
What better way to beat the winter blues than taking a dip in an outdoor heated container pool? We love the way they have fit this container to it’s surroundings and incorporated a plexiglass window to creating the ultimate private retreat that is as stunning as it is practical.
This stacked design really makes a statement. Imagine a bold storefront like this for your business, with the added bonus of being able to take it just about anywhere.
EBay Corp and the Halifax Partnership
EBay Corp and the Halifax Partnership had this container built to use as a live billboard in various locations around HRM. On the inside behind the glass on shelves, were Maritime products that you could purchase on EBay. Products would change every couple of weeks which provided the opportunity to bring awareness to Maritime made products that individuals may or may not have known were available on EBay.
Time Frame: 3 Weeks
BIRCH AND ANCHOR RESTAURANT
The new owners of the Birch and Anchor Restaurant on the Bedford Highway were creating an outdoor dining experience at this location and wanted outdoor washroom facilities for their guests. Saltbox created 3 regular washrooms and one that was wheelchair accessible.
Time Frame: 4 weeks
This 40-foot container was totally transformed into a beautiful and private Airbnb. It was designed with one bedroom with 3-piece bathroom, large living room including a propane fireplace as well as a very nicely appointed kitchen. This unit also included a glass garage door, roof top patio, sky light, hot tub and covered patio.
Time Frame: 10 weeks
HARBOUR SIDE WATERCRAFT
This unit was created for the owners of Harbour Side Watercraft to have a solid store front on the Halifax waterfront for their water tour business. This 40-foot unit not only worked as a store front and check in counter but was also a training facility where individuals would take their water certification course before getting on the boats and sea doo’s.
Time Frame: 4 weeks
DEVELOP NOVA SCOTIA
Develop Nova Scotia commissioned Saltbox to construct a 40-foot container with washrooms, shower room, laundry room and an office at Zwicker Wharf in Lunenburg. It was designed to serve the boating community as a place they could come and get cleaned up after being out to sea.
Time Frame: 6 weeks
Shipping Containers in the News
We found this story about a brewery operation made out of a shipping container very inspirational. Just goes to show, all you need to start your business is a great idea.
This exhibit is truly unique – and we’d love to spray paint a container gold 😉
In 2022, Qatar will be building a full size stadium for the FIFA World Cup.