Building : Architecture

5 Reasons You Should Use Shipping Containers for Your Home

Around ten years ago, design firm Zigloo was one of the first Canadian companies to create a home out of shipping containers. Since then, its use has become more widespread and many design and architecture firms are looking for ways they can use it to create chic, sustainable homes. If you’re trying to decide on your next home, below are five great reasons to looking into shipping containers.

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When is a door, not a door?

Life goes in a cycle. Buildings are being knocked down or renovated all the time which creates a surplus of used building material. A lot of this material ends up in landfill, but it really needn’t. It can be recycled into new buildings to give it a definite designed look, or it can be repurposed into completely brand new items. Nothing is more versatile than an old door, and it doesn’t have to be a door. It can be so much more. Here are

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