Shipping containers aren’t just useful for moving goods across the ocean. These strong, versatile boxes have many other uses as well. In fact, you’d be surprised by all the different, ingenious ways that people have come up with to utilise a small eight-foot shipping container!
The US state of Hawaii is in desperate need of quality housing for low-income residents. But rather than taking the usual approach and constructing towering housing projects, the state has a unique idea that could revolutionise how governments provide public housing. It plans to use shipping containers to build low-cost residential areas on the islands.