Shipping containers serve a lot of purposes well, but based on how designers are utilizing them in existing projects, it is clear they excel as offices. Hotels are traditionally expected to have a business center and often meeting rooms, and while hostels often have (one or) several computers for communal use and perhaps a dining table or cafe to work at, these aren’t traditionally profit drivers for lodging establishments. workETHIC is different.

Providing co-working + meeting space to the local community, or even incubators for social entrepreneurs, that overlaps with the traditional “Business Center” provides opportunities for like-minded travelers + locals to exchange ideas, make connections, and share knowledge in a comfortable, high-tech, container structure in each ETHIC location: