Ten Years Of Container Home News And Technology Updates!
_________________________________________________________________________________ISBUA StaffAugust 30, 2016 Our new, News Section will be available on September 5th, 2016 with all current News articles, combined with the hundreds of news stories from the past 10 years which were archived on our other websites.For a decade the ISBU Association has been the center-point of credible, accurate information and resources for the Container Technology industry and the grass-roots trend globally. Our “more than a box concept” in 2007…For original inspiring concepts, global trends, statistics, educational programs, and excellent architectural tools for container home professionals and do-it-yourself consumers. Our news format has always included unique original weekly news concepts.The Container home trend has come a long way from the news stories about container home Architect Adam Kalkin and visionary TempoHousing with their 1000 unit project in Amsterdam. Our exclusive interview with the CEO of TempoHousing, Quenten de Gooijer. and the ISBU Association Executive Director Barry Naef, in Shenzhen China 2008. Important and easy-to-understand trends, forecasts, and statistics. EcoPod was only one of hundreds of our creative Corporate members globally…We are bringing back all of our archives from 2006 to 2016. Inspiring people, pioneers of the Cargotecture trend, and the real people who paved the way.We have thousands of Members in nearly 200 countries globally, with thousands of projects we have learned from. From modular homes, to mobile emergency hospitals… We have brought you all of them. Projects springing up in city, after city. We discuss the problems, and the solutions. DwellBox, some of our first Corporate members One of our news features on durable and economical ISBU sheds. Exploing the options for garages using various ISBU modules. In 2007 our famous and inspiring news story of BizPods from ISBU modules… Once, our Architect of the Year recipient, Luis de Garrido offers an 8 part series on Sustainable designs for our readers. We’re honored to have such a visionary member in our organization.The ISBU Associaton has been very instrumental assisting colleges and universities with their special courses and projects. We’ve had numerous news stories on GreenCube University and our Project GreenCube involving students from most major universities and colleges in the United States from coast to coast. It began with Clemson University in 2009 and has continued to grow since. We expect to expand this concept globally in 2017. Our Executive Director speaking to college students in Los Angeles One of our most important news stories in 2009 was the announcement of our publication, “Getting Approved”. The publication has had an impact on the Approval rate of Container home projects in the US, and globally. We had many positive comments on this news story from 2010. Interesting concept… With every disaster we’re reminded of how durable ISO containers are… Slowly the use of ISBU modules and used shipping containers are being used for emergency housing, disaster relief, and rapid housing in many countries. Our news stories cover what most people don’t see….Over the past 10 years we’ve published stories regarding most of the projects globally--most are completed, but some container housing projects never get past the concept stage.We publish many of the behind-the-scene details of why some projects and companies survive, and why some fail. We’ve concluded it’s more about common-sense and management skills, rather than economics.We publish in-depth news stories on how and why some succeed in this industry, and why some seem to fail. Due to our large Member base of credible professionals, we have excellent input and advise as to who is creating marketing illusions, and which companies you can trust. HGTV Projects and Zappo’s founder Tony Hsieh in Las Vegas have been some of the unlikely inspirations.We discuss the winners in the Container industry…The SG Blocks bankruptcy that we predicted three years before it happened. …and the not so surprising losers.If you are want the best facts and information about the Container Technology industry, then you will benefit by returning weekly to theISBU Association news section. Our news section will bring you even more of these valuable reports, inspirations, trends, and container technology tips.“We are the source…”- ISBU Association Staff