Contributing Editors

How to Choose the Right Commercial Developer and Design Builder For Your Project

by John Stevens February 18, 2011 7:59 AM
In today’s competitive and sometimes desperate economic climate, it can be difficult to find the right developer and design builder for your self storage construction project. Many are willing to cut deals, but you don’t want them to cut corners. And the bottom line shouldn’t be the only consideration in choosing a company. The repurcussions to just focusing on cost can be serious, including poor service, time delays and hidden costs. [More]

Innovative Professors Design House That Can Be Contained By Portable Storage Unit

by John Stevens December 29, 2010 8:31 AM
Two Tulane University professors have designed a 1,000 sq. ft. house that breaks down to fit entirely into a portable storage unit, ready for shipping. The National Portable Storage Association (NPSA) is promoting the concept, designed by Judith Kinnard, professor of architecture and Tiffany Lin, assistant professor of architecture. [More]

Portable Storage Unit Becomes Subway Opera House

by Holly Robinson November 1, 2010 9:45 AM
The strains of classical music merge with the hiss of brakes at a German subway station. An opera singer takes the underground stage within a portable storage unit, performing for a transient audience. [More]