A look into the history of modular construction

Modular construction is more than a century old, and throughout its lifespan, the methods have been readapted to meet specific needs of different eras.

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July 15, 2014

How time flies. Not many realize that modular construction is older than a century.

Earth Techling chronicles the journey modular construction has made, starting from the first designs built by British carpenter Henry Manning for construction in Australia (one such building still exists today in Adelaide, Australia), to today’s green focus on promoting modular construction as a more efficient method that leaves less of a carbon footprint.

Read more about the history of modular housing at Earth Techling.

         
 

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