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Building becomes as easy as stacking giant modular metal LEGOs – prefabricated, pre-cut cargo containers already sized, scaled and structured to be transported.

Building becomes as easy as stacking giant modular metal LEGOs – prefabricated, pre-cut cargo containers already sized, scaled and structured to be transported.

from Design Milk

Everyday Objects Become Decorative Elements

The Edison is a time-lapse film that documents the modular construction process of the recently completed Edison Apartments in the St. Johns neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. The film features commentary by modular builder Nathan Young of MODS PDX and original music by Travis Forencich. The film was shot and produced by Sam Forencich. MODS PDX…

Porch House | The modular construction process, where the majority of the work is done in a factory with little material waste and limited labor transportation, contributes additional energy efficiency.

Modular Construction Rising: 10 Reasons Why -- Modular construction is hot. It’s being used for high-rise apartments in NYC, for dormitories at Yale, and for hotels, hospitals, and homes around the world. And while modular used to suffer from a bit of an image problem, today 98 percent of contractors, 98 percent of architects, and 99 percent of engineers use prefabrication and modular building methods.