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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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Amazing container homes and offices made in UAE

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As a child Arjun Menon’s favourite pastime was building things with Lego – and he still does it, at 34. Only now, those blocks are bigger, made of steel, and the designs tend to be larger in scale: he uses repurposed shipping containers to create environment-friendly buildings. “It’s just like Lego blocks you ?can stack..

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DSF’s sustainable practices: Green vision, rosy future

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In line with the spirit of Expo 2020, the DSF has taken an innovative step towards a greener community, launching the region’s first sustainable fashion and lifestyle marketplace made from shipping containers. 
Suresh Pattali finds out the DSF’s sustainable practices and what more can be done to shore them up. Ten years ago, in a..

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Smart Box Industries’ Geo-Chem Project Sets Green Trend in Modular Construction

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Dubai-based investors find shipping container conversion increasingly viable as construction option 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..

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BlackBerry Z series Launch Showroom – 2013

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Why was this created? Blackberry needed a smart, makeshift and easy-to-setup showroom for road shows across the GCC to launch their new product range Z series. What did the showroom look like? The 40 feet high cube container was customised to create the showroom unit with a hydraulically operated side wall which doubled up as..

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Smart Box Cafe Unit- 2011

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What makes it special? Smart Box won the prestigious GAIA Green Construction award for its innovative eco-friendly construction solution using refurbished shipping containers. What is it? A fully functional cafe/restaurant unit created using 3 high, cube, upcyled containers was showcased at the Dubai World Trade Centre in 2011 during the Big 5- the largest international..

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Heineken Cold Bar- 2010

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Dubai’s unforgiving summers see us all longing for an icebox full of ice cold beers. We did one better and created a giant human-sized fridge. The cherry on top?- It was also a stylish, portable bar- replete with beer taps, a sleek countertops and seating! The revolutionary technology and ideas incorporated in the creation of..

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Nokia Showroom 2009

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Myth: A cargo container’s journey ends once it’s declared non-seaworthy. Fact: It doesn’t Let’s tell you how: At Smart Box upcycled containers like the one we designed as a showroom for Nokia in 2009 travelled all the way Dubai to Saudi Arabia- mounted atop of a trailer! Now that’s what we call mobile. Our ISBU..

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