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How Did Shipping Container Architecture Become a Thing?

Back in the 1930s people still relied on wooden crates to transport products overseas. Armies of men at ports all over the world would unload these wooden crates from the vehicles at the ports and transported them by hand to the ships. A young trucker named Malcolm McLean thought there had to be a better way to do it, and came up with those big metal boxes that can be detached from the truck transporting it, and put ...

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Shipping Containers Are Taking Institutions by Storm

Storage containers are useful way beyond its original storage and transportation purposes, and shipping container architecture is proof of that. In fact, their growing popularity has led many institutions to see storage containers as a go-to method when it comes to construction. The Bard College is the perfect example; its modern and brand new media lab was built out of shipping containers costing the institution ...

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Looking for a Weekend Retreat? Try a Shipping Container Cabin

Many people refrain from buying a country property fearful of the absurd amounts of money they would have to spend to set up a home in the middle of nature. However, a studio in Canada has found a solution to the issue through shipping container architecture. Unless you’re in the lookout for a luxury retreat in the middle of the woods, a single container with a green roof and rainwater collection system could be...

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Medical Office Space: A Safe Commercial Real Estate Investment

The health industry is one of the most stable ones. Sure, demand for it can fluctuate because of a variety of factors but the truth is that, at some point, everyone needs to see the doctor. Going to the doctor is often an indispensable need, such as the one for eating. Unfortunately, in the U.S., it’s not affordable for everyone, which translates into fewer people seeking treatment and less business for the medical...

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Situaciones cotidianas que atentan contra la Propiedad Intelectual

Ya habremos escuchado alguna vez que el desconocimiento de la norma no exime de culpas, y nada más acertado para iniciar esta discusión sobre las muchas formas que existen de transgredir los derechos de propiedad intelectual en los que la mayoría de nosotros incurrimos incluso, sin darnos por enterados. Nuestra sociedad no se caracteriza precisamente por brindarnos acceso a productos de primera mano, la reventa y ...

13 Apr 3:34 PM 0 Read More...

Legalización del aborto se sigue debatiendo en América Latina

No es un secreto la polémica que se ha generado en Colombia, siendo un país tan católico y conservador, desde que en 2006 se dio un paso adelante en cuanto al aborto haciéndolo legal y empezó a ser defendido por Abogados en Bogotá siempre y cuando se cumpla una de las tres condiciones contempladas por la Corte Constitucional: • Cuando el embarazo pone en peligro la salud —física o mental— de la mujer,...

13 Apr 3:24 PM 0 Read More...

¿De qué se trata el derecho de preferencia?

Cuando hablamos de Derecho de Preferencia nos estamos refiriendo a la prioridad que le da el titular de unas acciones a su grupo de accionistas antes que a terceros al celebrar un negocio en términos legales, esto aplica cuando hablamos de sociedades anónimas (S.A), mientras que en otros casos se puede asignar la preferencia a una sola persona por parte del titular dependiendo del caso; estos criterios deben ser ev...

13 Apr 3:18 PM 0 Read More...

Benefits of Using VCI Bags

Rust and corrosion are some of the most common reasons why a product can be damaged during shipment. If no preventive measures are taken, a perfectly functional and high-quality product may arrive at its final destination completely useless because of corrosion. VCI bags and VCI paper are protective packaging products that ensure that goods remain safe from corrosion during their shipments. In this article, we will t...

09 Apr 7:01 PM 0 Read More...

4 Common Questions When It Comes to Desiccant Packs

When a good is stored in a humid place, it will most likely become rusted. This is highly inconvenient not only for manufacturers who need to maintain their products rust-free during shipment but also for people who store any kind of items at home. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent this from happening, and the use of desiccant packs is one of the most effective ways to ensure prevention from goods’ rusting due...

09 Apr 6:36 PM 0 Read More...

3 Reasons Why Protective Packaging Is Indispensable

Protective packaging is essential for any company that manufactures and ships products. It ensures that the products shipped are intact upon delivery, meeting all their quality and functionality standards. If an adequate protective packaging is not used, it could negatively affect your company in several ways. Your company’s reputation, the cost efficiency, and the customer satisfaction are the reasons why any comp...

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