Chicago Match Cup Series Creates Unique Container Ideas for Sailing Races

In the sport of sailing, match racing is considered by most to be the purest form of competing. All match racing sailboats are designed exactly the same—teams do not decide which boat they will race, nor do they have the ability to make any modifications to the boats. It’s the purest form of sailing, based only on the talent of the crew and helmsman. Every year some of the best…

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Building Hybrid Green Homes out of Shipping Containers

Sustainable thinking and design is leading the way by using shipping containers to build innovative homes. The practice is a diverse and full-service design collaborative that examines and explores practical ways to integrate client needs, project cost limitations, physical construction, energy conservation opportunities and innovation with local climate and living systems in a responsive way. It embraces the philosophy that all things are inter-connected and merely exist at different levels…

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