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Modular or Offsite Construction is About the Process First, Product Second, Project Third

If owner/developers start by thinking offsite construction is simply traditional construction with a factory, they have it backwards.

Advantages of Digital Prefabrication for the Modern Construction Industry

Digital prefabrication is the cutting-edge of the modern construction industry revolution.

MBI-Member DORCE Designs and Exports Volumetric Modular Buildings to Six Continents

Volumetric modular building systems, manufactured by DORCE, are used for projects that require rapid solutions in harsh climatic and geographical conditions.

New Off-Site Construction Course Reflects Growing Interest in Modular Construction in Brazil

Ralph Tavares is teaching an off-site construction course to help grow the industry.

$1 Billion Hits the Streets to Fund Canadian Modular Rapid Housing Initiative

A massive new Canadian initiative to build modular housing.

Family Businesses in the Modular Industry

When your parents own a modular construction business, it's part of your childhood.

Women in Modular Construction Part 2

This article highlights some of the women working in the modular construction industry and their insights on the industry.

Survival of the Small: How Small Modular Companies Are Beating COVID-19

How are small modular construction companies thriving amidst the challenges of COVID-19?

Breaking Down the "Modular Building Code"

Are there building codes for the modular construction industry? In short: No. Here's why and the industry uses instead.

Looking Back at World of Modular 2020

Featuring 50+ speakers and over 130 exhibits, World of Modular 2020 was a fantastic success.

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Modular Construction

You've probably heard that modular construction offers many benefits compared to traditional "stick-built" construction. What are these benefits and why should you pay attention to them?

The (Suprisingly Long) History of Modular Construction

How long has modular construction been around? You may be surprised to find out!

3 Benefits of Using BIM in Offsite & Modular Construction

How does BIM improve the modular construction process? Read about the top 3 benefits of using BIM with modular projects.

Modular Commercial Buildings: Greener and Faster

Find out why modular construction is greener and faster than conventional construction.

Modular vs. Prefab: What's the Difference?

Although the terms ‘modular’ and ‘prefab’ are sometimes used interchangeably, it’s helpful — and sometimes necessary — to draw a distinction between them.

MBI Offers Introductory Class on Commercial Modular Construction

Modular Building Institute (MBI) reintroduced its “Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction” training program in December. The training was held in Dallas and attracted a wide range of participants from the United States, Canada, and Ecuador.

The Environmental Impact of Traditonal vs. Modular Construction

Reuse of existing materials is one way that modular construction can be environmentally friendly.

World of Modular: Modular Construction's Premier Event

The Modular Building Institute hosts an annual event called World of Modular, which has repeatedly proven to be the best event in the industry, providing education, resources, and information to an international audience. Read on to learn more about World of Modular and what you can expect to see at this prestigious event.

Building Better Buildings with Resilient Modular Construction

Not only are modular buildings built to the same stringent building codes as traditional facilities, but many would also argue that, due to their industrialized construction process, modular buildings are stronger and more resilient than buildings built on-site. Here are just a few of the reasons why modular construction can lead to stronger, more resilient buildings.

How Modular Construction Will Give You a Better Return on Investment

In this guide, we'll show you the many cost savings associated with modular construction and showcase why you'll get a better return on investment with a modular building.

Relocatable Buildings vs. Permanent Modular Construction: What's the Difference?

In this article, we'll help you understand the differences between permanent modular construction and relocatable buildings.

Folsom Hotel Opens Five Months Early Using Modular Construction

Only 275 days elapsed from groundbreaking to occupancy, allowing the developer to begin collecting revenues five months earlier than if the building had been constructed using traditional on-site techniques.

Inside the Modular Building Process

In this article, each step of the modular construction process will be explored and reasons for these advantages will be detailed.

Faster, Stronger, Smarter: How Permanent Modular Construction Projects Get Built

Much like traditional construction, modular construction projects can take many forms. Hotels, schools, hospitals, restaurants--all of these buildings can be created using modular construction methods. But unlike traditional on-site construction, the designs and plans for modular buildings are finalized well before assembly begins, allowing for an efficient off-site building and delivery process.

The Bones of Modular Construction: Benefits and Challenges of 3 Common Building Materials

This article discusses the best uses of wood, steel/aluminum, and concrete in modular construction.

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