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How to Keep Modular Multi-Story Buildings Mobile

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 10:15 AM

What if office buildings could be packed up and relocated to a more convenient space in your facility or even taken on the road to your new headquarters? That’s a possibility with container-based structures. Falcon’s own two-story office building is classified as a temporary mobile structure because we can unstack the container modules and move them whenever we need to. Here’s what it takes to make a modular multi-story building mobile.

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Tags: Mobile Container Office, Container-Based Buildings

The Best Furniture Solutions for Portable Container Structures

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 @ 10:02 AM

Industrial businesses are looking for faster ways to set up office space and living quarters and that includes moving and installing furniture. Tying down beds and desks, transporting them in a truck, and then maneuvering them into a modular building is the opposite of rapidly deployable. The best solution: build the furniture right into a container-based structure.

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Tags: Workforce Housing Solutions, Mobile Container Office

Get Inspired with Floorplans for Small Shipping Container Offices

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 @ 09:27 AM

What exactly can you fit inside a 20-foot shipping container? Perhaps more than you’d think. Some people turn their 150 square-feet of floor space into spacious remote offices. Others add two or three work stations to create a space-efficient mobile office. We put together some sample floorplans for small shipping container offices to help you get a sense of the scale and possibilities.  It turns out you can do a lot with a little space!  

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Tags: Popular Container Modifications, Mobile Container Office

Bring Privacy to Open Offices with Modular Meeting Rooms

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jul 25, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

Open concept offices can promote an active exchange of ideas, but they can also lack privacy. Counter-intuitively, open offices can even discourage conversation when there isn’t a private meeting space both because employees may not want to broadcast their thoughts to the entire office or because they don’t want to disturb their neighbors. The problem compounds if your business grows faster than expected and people are squeezed next to each other. If you’re seeing people duck into the hallway to take calls, it’s time to think about adding a meeting roomfast.

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Tags: Mobile Container Office

What Can a Shipping Container Structure Interior Look Like?

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 10:17 AM

Many people initially imagine the interior of a shipping container structure would look like its exterior— corrugated steel walls — but this is rarely the case. As discussed in our blog post about insulation, plain steel walls get hot in the summer and cold in the winter. To create climate-controlled spaces we always  install insulation. If the container will be occupied, we add interior framing and paneling. Once the wood or drywall is installed and painted, container structure interiors look like those of any other building. To demonstrate, let’s take a look at common wall paneling options.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics, Mobile Container Office, Container-Based Buildings

Six Reasons Shipping Container Offices are Ideal for Warehouses

Posted by Paige Welsh on Tue, Jul 03, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

When people think about warehouses, they imagine forklifts, pallets, and tall storage shelves. Warehouses are designed to facilitate efficient loading and unloading, but they often don’t include office space. Even if the vast majority of warehouse activity centers on moving and organizing products, there will be times when employees need to manage emails and paperwork or conduct meetings.

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Tags: Mobile Container Office