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WhiteCrate Uses Converted Shipping Containers to Create a Festive Bar in Manchester

Posted By Helen Morgan On December 14, 2012 @ 3:00 pm In Architecture,gallery | 1 Comment

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DockLounge is made-up of two 40-foot WhiteCrate containers and one Hi-cube 40-foot WhiteCrate container that were joined together after the sides were removed to form a spacious room. The site can host around 80 guests, all milling around a central log burner. The interiors were decorated throughout by Fluid bars, who made the space look a bit like a warm ski-lodge.

After their previous ideas for exhibition spaces [4] and their part in the recent unveiling of Nissan LEAF [5], the designers at WhiteCircle [6] have shown just how much capacity their converted crates have. For more information about the WhiteCrates concept, take a look at their official website, and watch this space for further news from the team!

+ WhiteCircle [6]

+ WhiteCrate [1]

Images courtesy of WhiteCrates

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URLs in this post:

[1] WhiteCrate: http://www.whitecircleltd.com/?section=whitecrate

[2] MediaCity UK: http://www.mediacityuk.co.uk

[3]  : http://inhabitat.com/whitecrate-uses-converted-shipping-containers-to-create-a-festive-bar-in-london/whitecrates-docklounge3/?extend=1

[4] ideas for exhibition spaces: http://inhabitat.com/upcycled-shipping-containers-transformed-into-modern-spaces-by-whitecrate/

[5] unveiling of Nissan LEAF: http://inhabitat.com/whitecrate-tranforms-shipping-containers-into-innovative-exhibition-space-for-nissan-leaf/

[6] WhiteCircle: http://whitecircleltd.com/

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