Converted shipping container acts as a portable makerspace

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We have seen a number of great initiatives transforming unused buildings and spaces into creative hubs. 3Space recently turned an old bank vault into a community makerspace, and now Betaversity is converting shipping containers into portable prototyping spaces called BetaBoxes. A BetaBox is a custom prototyping lab, kitted out with 3D printers, laser cutters, scanners and other cutting edge design equipment to encourage and enable entrepreneurial creativity among students. The self-contained makerspaces can currently be found on campuses across North Carolina, where Betaversity was founded. Universities, colleges and businesses are able to rent and customize the labs which can then…

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