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The Modular Zone with Williams Scotsman

The Modular Zone is Williams Scotsman's blog in North America. Here you will find the latest and greatest news on everything about modular space solutions, including project showcases, insights from the field, safety tips and much, much more. Whether you’re an architect, engineer, contractor, building owner, facility manager, healthcare procurement officer, school administrator, energy executive or just someone interested in design and construction, here you’ll find useful insight from our team. To learn more about us, head to www.willscot.com.
Spring cleaning tips for modular space
Modular Building | March 30, 2015 | Williams Scotsman BD+C Staff

Modular structure manufacturer Williams Scotsman shares seven things to do to prep modular units for the spring.

Modular Space Showcase: Helping BP take command in the Gulf of Mexico
Industrial Facility | March 16, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

Immediate emergency response to minimize and remedy environmental damage called for temporary, modular spaces.

The Eagle Ford Shale is located in South Texas and is currently the most active shale play in the world. Photo courtesy of Williams Scotsman.

Modular Building | March 09, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

Like many other energy hotbends throughout the continent, demand for modular structures isn't decreasing with oil prices

Modular construction brings affordable housing to many New Yorkers

Lower Manhattan viewed from Brooklyn. Photo: Vik Waters/Wikimedia Commons

Modular Building | March 03, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

After city officials waived certain zoning and density regulations, modular microunits smaller than 400 square feet are springing up in New York....

Modular Space Showcase: Sales center brings curb appeal
Modular Building | February 23, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

The Welcome Center received rave reviews from the customer as well as community residents and potential buyers.

When lava flow in Hawaii threatens a public school district, officials turn to modular

In November, the Keonepoko Elementary School at Keaau opened its doors to 430 students in grades kindergarten through fifth-grade, providing educational facilities for a community displaced by a natural disaster.

Building Team | February 17, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

Hawaii Modular Space, a Williams Scotsman company, designed temporary classroom space for the Pahoa and Keeau schools that would become displaced d...

Williams Scotsman provided 119,864 sf of space on time and on budget for the Firebag In-Situ Sands Project Camp in Alberta, Canada.

Modular Building | February 02, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

If you work in the energy sector you’ve heard of Alberta’s oil sands. Located in Western Canada, Alberta is a province with an abundance of natural...

Hydro One selected Williams Scotsman as its partner for this endeavor based on previous successful collaboration on similar projects. Initially, a total of 25 custom-built wheeled units were supplied to various locations, totaling 9,970 sf of space. Photo: Williams Scotsman

Modular Building | January 26, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

Having access to the right workspace is important, regardless of location. A comfortable, efficient and attractive workspace can make all the diffe...

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January 19, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

Not every company can top Forbes magazine’s Most Sustainable Companies list, but we can all resolve to try to do more to protect the environment in...

Photo: The IKEA Foundation

January 05, 2015 | Williams Scotsman

Two years ago, the global flat-pack furniture giant IKEA tasked its philanthropic arm—the IKEA Foundation—with an important initiative. The goal wa...

December 29, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

Predictions and forecasting are well underway as we approach a new year. Pick up any magazine, flip through a newspaper or read a blog post and cha...

Modular Building | December 22, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

Wind is generating a great deal of attention these days. I’m talking about wind power that occurs naturally in the atmosphere that is then converte...

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Modular Building | December 16, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

With 2014 coming to a close, we decided to take a look back at the year in construction. SPONSORED CONTENT

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Architects | December 03, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

To meet the demands of the booming energy business, Williston needs to provide homes, recreation centers, restaurants, hotels, and other support fa...

Paul Raiford, Director of Energy Services, Williams Scotsman

Modular Building | November 26, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

Q&A with Paul Raiford, Director of Energy Services with Williams Scotsman. SPONSORED CONTENT

reMOD is comprised of refurbished offices from Williams Scotsmans existing fleet for the light and mid-green models, complemented by newly constructed units for the dark green option.

Contractors | November 19, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

Leading general contractors, including Skanska USA and Turner Construction, are implementing sustainable modular jobsite offices throughout the cou...

Techsuite is a new solution to the ever-increasing technology demands of projects that require BIM processes during design and construction phases. Photos: Williams Scotsman

Architects | November 12, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

Many of our customers conduct important business from their temporary modular jobsite office and most require access to technology to get their job...

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Architects | November 06, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

The Marcellus Shale region is expansive, stretching from upstate New York through Pennsylvania to West Virginia. It’s an exciting time to live and...

Saltars Point Elementary, Steilacoom, Wash. Photos: Williams Scotsman

Architects | October 29, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

More and more architects and designers are leveraging modern modular building techniques for expansion projects planned on historical sites. SPONSO...

Architects | October 24, 2014 | Williams Scotsman
Keep these five considerations in mind for your next project that may benefit from modular space. SPONSORED CONTENT 

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Architects | October 16, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

The Bakken Shale region, which spans from central North Dakota to the northeastern corner of Montana, is rapidly growing as a result of the oil and...

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Modular Building | October 07, 2014 | Williams Scotsman

With the recent news of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S., there’s a lot of chatter about the possibility of a widespread outbreak in Amer...

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Modular Building | October 01, 2014 | Williams Scotsman
Can you guess what enables groundbreaking medical procedures, instruction of our future leaders, and meeting space for energy exploration professional...
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