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Cargotecture: 5 shipping container hot spots

By: Jennifer Nelson on July 30, 2013, 9:59 a.m.
Puma City store in Boston

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Puma City, Boston

Made of 24 refurbished shipping containers, Puma City is a tri-level, 11,000-square-foot athletic store and event space with a full bar, sun deck and rooftop dance floor.

The lego-like structure set up shop in Boston in spring 2013 as part of the Volvo Ocean Race, a nine-month yacht race around the world. Its next destination is South Africa. Voted by Travel & Leisure magazine as best retail space, it includes a Puma retail shop, offices, changing rooms and giant flat screens to view live feeds from the race.