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Modular Advantage Magazine

In each bi-monthly issue, Modular Advantage Magazine explores a specific modular construction topic and features interviews and articles along with industry news, updates from the Modular Building Institute and its members, modular case studies, and upcoming industry events.

While printed copies are mailed free to MBI members, we have partnered with PBC Today and BD+C magazines to send free electronic copies to 300,000+ industry professionals around the world, including architects, engineers, developers, and general contractors in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe.

Featured Articles

Laying the Foundation of the Modular Building Institute - An Interview with Barry Gossett
Laying the Foundation of the Modular Building Institute - An Interview with Barry Gossett
Laurie Robert: An Modular Construction Industry Pioneer
Laurie Robert: An Modular Construction Industry Pioneer
Cloud Apts Launches New Cloud S Modular Apartments
Cloud Apts Launches New Cloud S Modular Apartments
Modularis is helping bring modular construction to Brazil's residential housing market
Modularis is helping bring modular construction to Brazil's residential housing market
MBI chief economist Anirban Basu examines the history of modular construction
MBI chief economist Anirban Basu examines the history of modular construction
Making the case for modular construction
Making the case for modular construction

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Past Articles

Hacking Construction and Making it Greener at BOXY

Born and raised in Louisiana, young brothers, Mateo and Tiago Atwi, are eager to — as they put it — “hack the construction industry” by overcoming obstacles in creative, non-standard ways in order to achieve surprising results.

Inside-Out Modular Design-Thinking

Modular design-thinking respects that buildings change over time, says Bobby Vance of ModularDesign+. “When I design for modular construction, I design the inside first and then grow that outwards into the overall building.”

Demands Booms for Cleanrooms: G-CON Delivers

Modular cleanrooms can be delivered faster than regular construction, leading to a faster time-to-market for pharmaceuticals and therapies. G-CON’s José Negrón explains how they’re built and delivered.

Modular Research and Real World Results

UNLV’s Dr. Jin Ouk Choi shares some of the findings from his years of industry research, describes critical success factors for modular projects, and talks about his participation in a recent nationally-recognized student project.

Low-Income Housing Can Blaze the Trail for the Modular Industry

Silver Creek CEO Jim McGeever, formerly of Oracle Netsuite, believes low-income and affordable housing is a key growth sector for the modular construction industry.

Offsight’s Value Add to Your Factory

Offsight CEO Andrew Xue outlines the value of Offsight’s factory project management software through multiple case studies.

Wilmot Modular: Always Willing to Help Out

Mike Wilmot, president of Wilmot Modular in Maryland, shares his experience responding to natural disasters and explains his company’s Rapid Response Program.

The Quick Response to Hurricane Katrina

Jane Conkin, owner of Quick Buildings Modular, recalls how her company provided much-needed modular buildings after Hurricane Katrina.

In Rough Times, Black Diamond Shines

Black Diamond CEO Trevor Haynes talks about the disasters his company has helped with and how disaster response is more than the “nuts and bolts” of transporting assets.

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