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2014-06-04 23:05:16

Health facility in Bethpage, New York by Axis Construction Corporation was recognized as the Modular Building Institute's building of the month for June. The building was selected from entries to MBI's annual Awards of Distinction competition: http://www.modular.org/Awards/AwardsOfDistinction.aspx. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Modular Building Institute today announced that the Charles Evans Health Services Center in Bethpage, New York has been designated as its...

2014-02-19 23:26:58

At World of Modular 2014, the modular building industry’s largest convention, expert speakers will discuss best practices research, lean construction, pod components, the latest innovations, passive house, LEED, net zero and much more. More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas, and hosted by the Modular Building Institute. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 At World of Modular 2014,...

2014-01-31 23:29:05

At World of Modular 2014, the modular building industry’s largest convention, industry leaders will focus on Multifamily Housing, Green Building, Market Trends, Innovation and more. More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas, and hosted by the Modular Building Institute. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 At World of Modular 2014, the modular building industry’s...

2013-12-20 23:03:22

Last week, the first modules were set at the B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards in New York, set to become the tallest modular building in the world. The Modular Building Institute (MBI), the international trade association for commercial modular construction, applauds this venture for the way it is helping to break new ground for the construction industry. (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Last week, the first modules were set at the B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, New...

2013-11-07 23:22:58

The Modular Building Institute (MBI), the international trade association that has served commercial modular construction for 30 years, will exhibit at Greenbuild in Philadelphia, November 20-21. MBI is also a sponsor of a tour of three multifamily prefab buildings in Philly, and MBI member company NRB Inc. will display its eco-friendly pediatric treatment module Pedia-Pod onsite at the conference. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The Modular Building Institute (MBI), the international trade...

2013-10-30 23:30:26

At World of Modular 2014, the modular building industry’s largest convention, expert speakers will discuss best practices research, lean construction, the integration of modular and site built, sustainability and much more. More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas, and hosted by the Modular Building Institute. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 At World of Modular...

2013-09-12 23:23:17

With curiosity about modular and prefab construction at an all-time high, the Modular Building Institute will co-host Modular Construction Summits with the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver and Cal Poly Pomona near Los Angeles on October 2 and 4 to facilitate discussion on this sustainable, lean and efficient building method. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The reality of an expedited schedule and lower costs has made offsite construction a valued building solution for...

2013-08-28 23:30:14

The Modular Building Institute and representatives from its member companies will present and exhibit at the Denver BIM Forum, October 8-9, when hundreds of industry professionals come together to discuss the use of BIM in prefab and modular construction. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Modular Building Institute and representatives from its member companies will present and exhibit at the Denver BIM Forum, October 8-9, when hundreds of industry professionals come together to discuss the use...

2013-05-24 23:36:30

The Modular Building Institute will host a two-day Modular Construction Summit in Washington, D.C., June 27-28 to discuss topics in offsite construction, including green building, cost savings, accelerated construction, and the industry´s latest technological innovations. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The reality of an expedited schedule, lower costs and greater sustainability has made offsite construction a valued building solution for decades. As curiosity about this process grows to an...

2012-12-21 05:04:06

Project leaders for Atlantic Yards unveiled a model chassis that will be used in the 32-story B2 residential tower in Brooklyn. The use of modular technology in a building this high could lead to major changes in the construction industry. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 New York City developer Forest City Ratner Companies “broke ground” Tuesday morning on the tallest modular building in the world, a 32-story residential tower known as B2, part of the Atlantic Yards development in...


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