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Modular Construction News

With interesting and exciting things happening in the modular construction industry, it's fun to see what's new every week.

Site Visit: Modular mosque, Abu Dhabi |

Inventor of new modular precast system says it can save 15% in costs

AVEVA Group plc : AVEVA presents at the Modular and Off-site Construction Summit 2012 | 4-Traders

30 October 2012

    'Smart Digital Design for Industrial Construction'

    Calgary, AB, Canada: AVEVA announced today that it will be
    a key presenter... | October 30,  2012
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Information about the the benefits, discount programs, and how to become a member of the Modular Building Institute.

Oakland moves Piedmont Avenue library branch after rent rises from $1 to $4,250 a month - San Francisco Business Times

Oakland is moving its Piedmont Avenue branch library into modular buildings on an...

11 bids for construction of Mulayam Singh Yadav's dream project - Times Of India

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has inched closer to bringing to life the dream project of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Jai Prakash Narain International Centre,...

Hurricane Sandy Housing Lessons: How To Build a Better Home | AOL Real Estate

There were important housing lessons to be learned from Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged a good part of the East Coast last week.Thousands of houses were

NRB - Greyhound Modular Ticketing Building - YouTube

This modular ticketing building for Greyhound Lines, consists of six steel and concrete modular units and one 18-foot tall sign section. All modules were tra...

Modular construction slashes cost, time and maintenance – Daily Commercial News

It’s been a long time coming for students faced with perennial parking problems at the landlocked University of Windsor campus sandwiched between the Ambassador Bridge and the Windsor’s west side business district.

SAGE: Affordable Green Modular Classrooms - Greener Ideal

The six winners for the Third Annual SEED Awards for Excellence in Public Interest Design—which recognizes design projects with social, economic and environmental impacts that “create truly sustainable projects and positive change in the world” —have been announced.

One of the six winners is the SAGE Affordable Green Modular Classrooms from Gervais, Oregon which addressed a variety of issues including: civic engagement, long-term health & low cost maintenance, strengthening community, wellness, and environmental sustainability. The winning idea was the following:

Cutting Costs, New York Jewish Day School Goes Modular - News -Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters

  Early last May, a truck arrived at a leafy construction site in, Airmont, NY bearing an entire classroom wrapped in Tyvek. Just seven weeks later, and after many more trucks rolled in carrying similar loads, a two story, 24,000 square foot school building had completely risen from its concrete foundation.

Modular Construction | FNMA Message Board Posts

Fannie Mae Message board - Online Community of active, educated investors researching and discussing Fannie Mae Stocks.

Portable-Modular Building Financing - Economic and Finance Informations on Popular values

Portable-Modular Building Financing Portable / modular building can be broken-down in number of ways. It can be traditional as a mobile office or as a

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Winner of adAPT NYC Competition

The ‘My Micro NY’ project will create 55 new micro-units at 335 East 27th Street in Manhattan, 40 percent of which will be affordable beyond the competitive market rents.

New York reveals winning design for innovative 'micro-apartment' under 400 sq ft | Mail Online

The 55 new units are to be built at East 27th Street in Manhattan - with 40 per cent of the homes available to low and middle-income New Yorkers.

Halley VI: The World's First Modular Research Station in Antarctica Can Climb Through Snow | Inhabitat - Sustainable ...

Halley VI Antarctic research station by Hugh Broughton Architects comprises eight modules on extendible hydraulic legs.

Is Healthcare Next to See a "Game Change" in Modular Building?

Healthcare Design Magazine: Architecture and Interior Design Trends for Healthcare Facilities,Healthcare facility and hospital design news and information for architects, designers and administrators. Learn about designing, engineering and renovating health care centers, clinics and hospitals with evidence-based designs. Construction articles on sustainable architecture, emerging technologies and evidence based research in health care environment planning. Free Webinars, continuing education credits - CE - and conferences.

Ablenook-modular universal space creation on demand - Home

Official Site. AbleNook is a rapidly deployable portable structure comprised of interlocking components which can be assembled by unskilled laborers in a short period of time (without tools). These components are shipped flat-packed in order to maximize the number of families who are helped in disaster areas, while reducing transportation costs. Internationally Patent Pending

If Labor Shortages Persist, Will Builders Seek Construction Alternatives? - Modular Building, Supply Chain, Business ...

Advanced framing, panelization, and modular manufacturing could gain ground.

Modular Building and the Bottom Line | University Business Magazine

News, Articles and Community for higher education decision makers. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.

Urban skyscraper proposed for the year 2050

Engineering firm ARUP envisions a building in the year 2050 that includes flexible modular pods, urban agriculture, climate-conscious facades and intelligen...

Prefab construction, more common in housing, is the method of choice on a Delaware hospital project -

Cold, wind-driven rain: It was a typical February workday in the Philadelphia region, a tough day to stand outside, with tools, and on ladders. In the gray morning, union carpenter Rob Whartnaby, of...

Hotel room in a box? IKEA, Marriott think so

You normally think of IKEA as providing cheap furniture in a box. But in a new venture, an IKEA subsidiary will be providing a cheap hotel room in a box.