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Cargotecture: Green, Sustainable & Humanitarian

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Here I am, after a round of art and life and photography and whatnot, back to Cargotecture. Because it’s a vital part of my work, and each time I start my ‘work’, I find newer facets to it that are exciting. One of the most compelling aspects of Cargotecture is the fact that it is..

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What makes Cargotecture S.M.A.R.T.?

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Alright. It’s back to used shipping containers, Cargotecture and all things S.M.A.R.T. As I said, I have a fascination for all things out of the ordinary, and that, precisely is what attracts me to explore container conversion yet again. Yes, there are so many aspects of Cargotecture that I find interesting, but the acronym SMART..

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My brush with Cargotecture!

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For the past year, used shipping containers have occupied a lot of my time and mind space. Of course, it’s a part of my job to think and write about shipping container conversion, but when it comes to this topic, it’s the case of my ‘vocation and avocation’ being one, as Robert Frost had said…

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SMART AND GREEN – THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Beach Canteen project

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Some pretty tasty cargo has landed on Dubai’s beaches this week, in the shape of shipping containers housing pop-up restaurants on the sand. The Beach Canteen project, part of the Dubai Food Festival, will see 16 of the city’s best-known restaurants serving up everything from sushi to tacos for 10 days from this Thursday. Cranes..

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Dubai Food Festival (DFF) – 2014 & 2015

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Once a SmartBoxer, always a SmartBoxer. These last two years have seen Brag- a reputed event management company – join forces with SmartBox to jumpstart inspired and original initiatives. Won over by the resourcefulness of what we do and the impeccable products we’ve delivered to them in the past, Brag the event management company partnered..

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