Fun PreFab Gym Built from Containers in Just Three Days!

8th June 2010

The students of the Dunraven School located in South London are enjoying a huge new prefab gym that took only three days to erect! Designed by architecture firm Scabal as the world’s first gym of its kind, the team of designers carefully chose materials that would provide for a fun and bright environment for the school children to enjoy. And best of all, the school reduced overall costs by a third opting to go prefab over a traditional facility built-on-site. But don’t think being budget conscious came at a cost to the overall program — this dynamic eco-friendly design easily provides for twice the engagement. Read article

Electric Hotel

23rd May 2010

As twilight descends, the normal order of things is reversed in David Rosenberg's pop-up modernist hotel on Bristol's harbourside. Blinds are raised, rather than lowered as daylight fades, and private living space is rendered emphatically public as the audience snoops, looking in from outside and listening on individual headsets. Read article

Morpeth School Container Classrooms

21st December 2009

When Morpeth School in London decided that more space was needed for their classrooms, they went in an innovative direction with the new construction: they employed Urban Space Management Read article

Barking Riverside Marketing Suite, London

14th December 2009

This office suite was among the first to be completed by Urban Space Management in a planned development along the riverside in Essex. The development plans to pay very close attention to environmental impact, using wind turbines and solar panels for power as well as the recycled shipping containers used in the construction. Read article

New not-for-profit private school chain is a class apart

12th November 2009

A private education that doesn't break the bank is the stuff of many parents' dreams. Genevieve Fox visits a chain of no-frills primary schools that offer a model for the future. Read article

An urban dance degree was the right move for UEL

27th October 2009

Justin Gordon started dancing at the age of seven, entertaining family members with his reggae and soul moves at an endless succession of birthdays, weddings and christenings in Tottenham, north London. Read article

Meath Gardens Youth Center, London

25th October 2009

Youth centers can often be difficult projects, with a small budget and sometimes not much space. Urban Space Management constructed a stunning youth center in Meath Gardens with only two reused shipping containers and minimal cost. Read article

18 Super Shipping Container Schools, Youth Centers and Hotels

25th October 2009

Recycled shipping containers are known to building designers and architects for their low cost and ease of use. Read article

Dunraven’s Sports Hall / Scabal

22nd August 2009

The idea of using recycled shipping containers is becoming a growing trend as the crates are strong, efficient and inexpensive materials. Read article

Scabal’s sports hall for Dunraven secondary school in Streatham, London

12th June 2009

Could recycled shipping containers be the future of low-cost, fast-build structures? Scabal’s sports hall for Dunraven secondary school in Streatham, south London, is proving a success Read article