Modular construction is a process in which a building is constructed offsite, under controlled plant conditions, using the same materials and designing to the same codes and standards as conventionally-built facilities – but in about half the time.
While the Army Corps of Engineers has been busy constructing makeshift hospitals, temporary structures and retrofitting existing structures—such as McCormick Place in Chicago and New York’s Javits Center—in response to the COVID-19 crisis, modular construction has taken center stage. In fact, prefabrication and modular construction has been trending, and according to the Dodge Data & Analytics SmartMarket Report “Prefabrication and Modular Construction 2020,” prefabrication and modular construction are poised to transform several sectors of the construction industry.
April 16, 2020
Innovative Modular Solutions (IMS), headquartered in Oswego, Illinois, received a first place award at the annual Modular Building Institute (MBI) Convention on March 12, in Orlando, Florida.
MBI’s Awards of Distinction recognizes modular construction projects that demonstrate architectural excellence, technical innovation, cost-effectiveness, energy efficiency, and an accelerated construction timeline.
March 17, 2020
"A recently released global construction trends report indicates that growth opportunities in the global modular and prefabricated buildings market look strong for the next six years."