Choosing modular construction helped control costs, open sooner, and make the process more efficient.
Early check in? With modular construction the answer is yes!
A rendering of the South Lake Union citizenM hotel in Seattle, that is being assembled with 228 steel-framed modules produced in Poland. Image: Courtesy of Mortenson
Projects in several cities are in various stages of development.
The hotel was originally designed as a cast-in-place concrete structure.
Plant Prefab operates a 62,000-sf modular production factory in Rialto, Calif. It plans to use its latest series of financing to invest in new senior hires, strengthening its sales and marketing teams, and further developing its building system. Image: Plant Prefab
Los Angeles-based Plant Prefab targets single- and multifamily construction.
Contractors position in place one of 92 prefabricated exterior panels that were installed for a 12-story hotel in Boston in 13 working days. Image: Island Exterior Fabricators
Skender launches an advanced manufacturing division. Katerra ups its bet on modular. Prefabricati...read more
Dougherty was the Architect-of-Record.
Image courtesy Rinaldi Group
The hotel’s 300 rooms are made from 210 prefabricated pods from Polcom Modular.
Rendering courtesy of Space Exploration Architecture
As setting foot on Mars becomes a more realistic goal, the search for how to best develop Archite...read more
PNC Bank’s 110-sf “Tiny Branch." Photos courtesy PNC. Click here to enlarge.
The new branch doesn’t need much space for its ATM and new accounts and personal loans services....
Carlos Arnaiz Architects (CAZA) has designed four different types of stations for Cebu, Philippines' first bus rapid transit system. Image courtesy of CAZA
New York-based CAZA designed the modular bus stops with the city’s extreme weather conditions in...read more
The AC Hotel in a neighborhood in Oklahoma City will be Oklahoma's first modular-built hotel, as well as the first for its developer. Image: Courtesy Guerdon Modular Buildings
Guerdon Modular Buildings will produce 81 modules for this project.
Photo: Cramo Group/Creative Commons.
Provides standards for indoor air quality, energy efficiency, materials, and waste management....
A 230,000-sm factory in China’s Hunan province spent several months producing modules for the 57-story J57 Mini Sky City tower, in Changsha. Using advanced prefabrication techniques, China-based contractor Broad Sustainable Building erected the tower in less than three weeks. Photos courtesy Broad Sustainable Building
A prefab construction company in China built a 57-story tower in 19 days. Here’s how they did it....read more
Factory for J57 Mini Sky City, Changsha, China. Photo: BSB
BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a pr...read more
Fifty-three-foot-long modules, made by Guerdon Modular Buildings and assembled by Martel Construction, are being used to rebuild The Canyons Lodge & Cabins in Yellowstone National Park. Image courtesy of Guerdon Modular Buildings
A $90 million rebuilding project in Yellowstone National Park exemplifies this trend.
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
B2 BKLYN. Photo: Field Condition
The president of its FC Modular division says new projects are under consideration, even as compe...read more
Modules for a data center for one of Skanska’s telecommunications clients were built in an offsite factory. Callison was the architect. Cosentini Associates provided engineering. Photo: Adam Friedberg
Data centers account for 2% of the nation’s electricity consumption and about 30% of the power us...read more
Photo: ep_jhu/Creative Commons
The Rapid Deployment Team will provide solutions for data centers both small (1 MW) and large (50...read more
The concrete and steel modular units at My Micro NY are currently being stacked and bolted together. Renderings courtesy nArchitects
The Manhattan modular building will be completed in December and will contain apartments with low...read more
The main exhibit hall is the Chicago Cultural Center, which opened in 1897 and served as the city’s main library until 1977. Photo by Adilla Menayang
From lightweight wooden pallets to the largest lengths of CLT-slabs that can be shipped across No...read more
The AMIE building, unveiled by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the DOE’s Industry Day event. Images courtesy SOM
The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) building features a high-performance shell wi...read more
Modular wall system. Photos courtesy EverBlock (via Gizmag)
Life-size EverBlocks can be used to build actual furniture, dividing walls, and free-standing she...read more
London's newest business complex, Pop Brixton, will support local entrepreneurs, create jobs, and...read more
The apartments' living areas will open to a central courtyard through double French windows, which will flood the spaces with natural light. Renderings courtesy Stark James, LLC
The eight-unit complex, called Containers on Grand, was inspired by the need for affordable and s...read more
The tower is designed to be 70% wood, and will contain gardens and flexible living spaces attached to a central concrete core. Renderings courtesy Weingartner Architects
The interiors for each unit are designed using an elastic living concept, where different spaces...read more
The tower has an office space capacity for 4,000 employees and residential units for 800 households. Screenshot from BSB
After erecting the mega prefab tower in Changsha, China, modular builder BSB stated, “three floor...read more
The complex will be filled with terraces and gardens where children can learn basic biology. All renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architecture.
Forget the retrofit of a shipping container into a building for one moment. Designboom showcases...read more