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Last Exit Al Khawaneej

Last Exit Al Khawaneej Once again, Smart Box had the privilege of being a part of the super-cool Last Exit project – joining hands with Meraas to build food trucks for Poco Loco, Hot Chix and Jaldi Jaldi. And boy are we excited! Following the roaring success of the themed food-truck-parks in Sheikh Zayed Road..

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Containerised Hydroponic Farming

Are Shipping Containers the Future of Urban Farming? All evidence seems to suggest so! Containerised hydroponic farming units are now capable of growing much larger harvests throughout the year using much less.   Hydroponics refers to a technique of growing plants with no soil. Instead, the nutrients and minerals necessary for their growth are dissolved..

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SMART AND GREEN – THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

To most people in the region, shipping containers are mammoth steel boxes that transport cargo across land, air and sea – and rather imposing on roads. But not to Arjun Menon, Managing Director of Smart Box, Dubai. To him they are SMART boxes – Steel, Modular, Architecturally engineered, Recyclable and Transportable boxes – Lego blocks..

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D3 Pocket Park – Dubai’s gateway to a Smart and Green Future

Driving down the flyover to Dubai Design District (D3), you come across a rather unexpected structure nestled in between the neo-modern architectural wonders typical to Dubai: the D3 Pocket Park. As contemporary as its neighbours, yet standing tall on Arabic architectural sensibilities, the D3 Pocket Park is a sight for sore eyes. Vertically placed 40’..

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Smart Box Reveals Cutting Edge Pubic Toilet Concept for Smart Cities at WETEX 2015

Smart ‘Plug & Play’ Toilet Units Are Hygienic, Self Contained and ‘Green’ Smart Box Industries LLC, the region’s premier manufacturer of urban architectural spaces with shipping containers, revealed a first of its kind, cutting edge public toilet unit conceptualised specifically for smart cities, at the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2015. Converted from..

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Smart Box Wins EGBC 2015 Award in Green Building System Category

Award recognises container conversion as green alternative to traditional construction Dubai-UAE: Smart Box Industries LLC, the region’s pioneers in containerised construction, won EGBC 2015 ‘Green Building System’ Award during the recently held ceremony at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai. Smart Box won this award for being the manufacturer of the headquarters of Geo-Chem Middle..

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SMART Public Toilets

Addressing the dire need for a good public toilet system in urban pockets, Smart Box revealed a first of its kind, cutting edge public toilet unit conceptualized specifically for smart cities, at the recently concluded Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2015. Converted from a 20 ft shipping container, the ‘plug & play’ smart..

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D3 – New Project

So what happens when cutting edge technology shakes hands with Arabic architectural sensibilities? The answer is what you see at Dubai Design District (d3). Smart Box Industries LLC manufactured the shell and core components for the project, comprising individual clusters of 4 – 6 containers each. A total of 76 containers (combinations of 20 and..

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Smart Box completes modular construction

Smart Box Industries LLC, the region’s leading modular construction specialist, has pioneered a novel, eco-friendly trend in modular construction through converting commissioned off shipping containers into habitable spaces. Composed largely of recycled materials well past its initial intended use, container buildings leave minimal carbon footprint while providing enduring structural framework that can be adapted to..

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Container-sized living is not far-fetched

Smart Box Industries makes a case for creating living space from containers Ever consider working from a container? It needn’t be as far-fetched as one might think, even for those with the means to go for a standard office space. Smart Box Industries converts shipping containers that have been commissioned off into work spaces. The..

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