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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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ITSS, Somaliland: A turnkey project by Smart Box Industries

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When ITSS wanted a petrochemicals testing lab with all facilities, they decided to go cutting edge – and reached out to Smart Box Industries LLC. After several meetings to understand their requirements, we came up with a solution: a SMART building made of 9 units of 40’ high cube containers! Office of Interstate Testing and..

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D3 – New Project

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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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Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2014 & 2015

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When Brag, a famous event management company for the Dubai Tourism Department wanted a creative and sustainable solution for Dubai Shopping Festival’s Market Outside the Box (Market OTB – a 10 day outdoor community event), our repurposed containers were the answer. Burj Park , the open ground next to the Burj Khalifa turned into an..

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Puma Showroom at SOLE DXB

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What’s green, huge and good for both the environment and you? We’ll give you a hint- its not the jolly green giant. It’s the Puma Showroom and entertainment lounge that Smart Box manufactured for the recently concluded Sole DXB 2014 event at the Dubai Design District (d3)! The G+1 structure consisted of 8 x 20..

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Smart Box completes modular construction

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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

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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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UAE office made from shipping containers

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The new regional headquarters of cargo-inspection company Geochem has been built out of 42 shipping containers by Dubai company Smartbox. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National A building made entirely out of shipping containers might not sound like the most glamorous place to work, but staff at a unique new office will tell you it..

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