Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand, a mixed-used 1.2-million-sf public-private partnership that Related Cos. is developing, according to a new report from the Downtown Center Business Improvement District. However, JLL's latest Construction Forecast predicts a slow recovery in construction spending nationwide. Image: Related Companies
Predicts second-half improvement toward normalization next year.
iBUILT operates three factories in Pennsylvania with a combined 2 million sf production capacity. One of those facilities will be fully automated by the end of 2021. Image: Courtesy of iBUILT
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Pictured: Arlington (Va.) Public Schools Heights Building Photo by Jim Tetro, courtesy Gilbane
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Last September, Katerra, which specializes in modular solutions, launched its high-performance Kova Windows line, produced in its Tracy, Calif., facility. JLL found that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t had much impact on the industry’s adoption of modular construction. Image: Katerra
A new JLL report assesses which tech options got a pandemic “boost.”
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Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross
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Advocate Aurora's newest Ambulatory Health Center cut a month off of its construction thanks to integrated project delivery that included subs, which is still a rarity in nonresidential building. Images: John Magnoski
Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.
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Boxyard RTP will be the first retail complex within the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. Rendering: CallisonRTKL
Boxyard RTP, made from 38 shipping containers, will serve as a community gathering and social s...read more
ACF units modified from existing modular containers. Photo: PODS.
CallisonRTKL and PODS collaborate on repurposed containers for ACFs
All photos courtesy FortaPRO
Onsite construction was completed in two weeks.
An exterior wall panel, manufactured by Clark Pacific, is positioned into place. Image: Clark Pacific
Gensler has been working with component supplier Clark Pacific on several projects.
DOME provides a secure environment for homeless individuals while they try to find permanent housing. Images: Perkins and Will
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Marriott International has built 50 hotels whose construction included assembly of prefabricated guestrooms or bathrooms. These include a 354-key hotel in Hawthorn, Calif., that may have saved a year in construction time, says Jennifer Abuzeid, Senior Director–Global Design Strategies.
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Two 40-story residential towers in Singapore were built with nearly 1,900 prefabricated modules. Image: Courtesy of Bouygues Bâtiment International
The state has been pushing for improvements in construction management.
All images courtesy Danny Forster & Architecture.
Danny Forster & Architecture designed the building.
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
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Dougherty was the Architect-of-Record.
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The hotel’s 300 rooms are made from 210 prefabricated pods from Polcom Modular.
Rendering courtesy of Space Exploration Architecture
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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.