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Home1After 5 years of being used to carry cargo, steel shipping containers can be acquired and used in a variety of other ways. Instead of letting them lie around without any use, homeowners in Charlotte NC have found really awesome ways to reuse shipping containers. We’ll look at some common uses of steel shipping containers today.

Modern, energy-efficient home

Shipping containers have long been used for housing. Creative folks have turned the abandoned containers into compact and modern homes that are easy to build and relocate. The homes and offices provide additional dwelling and storage facilities with very unique designs. For those who are looking for a unique and minimalistic home design, a shipping container home can do just fine.

Hotels and restaurants

You’ve probably been to a food joint that has been designed using a shipping container. Containers that have been designed to be used as hotels come with unique designs. They are fitted with air conditioning; kitchens and décor that make them stand out. It’s quite common in Charlotte NC to see steel shipping containers which have been turned into really beautiful hotels.

Offices

Shipping containers have also been used commercially as office spaces. Containers that could be used for recycling are turned into living spaces where workers can enjoy a quick break or even store certain items. In building sites, the containers usually provide a space where the workers can relax and store their important documents. Shipping containers that have been turned into offices are both functional and beautiful.

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Art galleries and museums

For those who are looking to display their art and antiques in a temporary structure, a shipping container can do. Containers have long been used to design museums and display art in modern settings. Artists have used them to showcase their sculpture, paintings and photography in different parts of the city. The fact that the container can be moved from one location to the other means they are able to travel and display their works of art in different cities.

A place for kids to play

Shipping containers can also be transformed into children’s centers. Their durable nature allows them to accommodate modern games which kids love. They can be designed with unique walkways and colorful balconies where different games are set for kids. It’s common to find containers being used in parks to display games where kids go to enjoy. Even the local ice cream man uses a steel shipping container to make a living.

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