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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.

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Past Articles

Carpenter’s Union Embraces Factory Built Housing to Address Labor Needs in Northern California

“We don’t have a labor shortage, we have an opportunity shortage,” said Jay Bradshaw, Director of Organizing for the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council.

Pushing the Boundaries of Perception

A project from Australian MBI member Fleetwood Building Solutions challenges the perceptions of what’s possible through modular construction.

Modular Media Residence

POSCO helped PyeongChang, Korea prepare for the 2018 Olympic Games with this modular media hotel, completely relocatable after the Games.

Making the Leap : From Traditional General Contractor to Modular Builder

Making the Leap: From Traditional General Contractor to Modular Builder That’s one reason we are seeing more traditional contractors making the leap and turning to modular construction. In some cases, GCs are contracting with modular manufacturers on “hybrid” projects that incorporate the best of modular and site-built processes. In other cases, contractors are establishing their…

Making Sense of the Affordable Housing Crisis

Making Sense of the Affordable Housing Crisis Four-story modular multi family complex in Tennessee / Source: Core Development and Aerial Innovations And there doesn’t appear to be any relief in sight. In California alone, about 180,000 housing units are needed annually to keep pace with population needs, yet only about 80,000 housing units come online…

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Making the Grade: Modular Construction Passes the Test!

Check out these projects that will change your perception of modular classrooms!

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On Location with Modular Construction

Hawaii Film Studio, known for its work on TV shows and movies such as Hawaii Five-0 and Jurassic Park, chooses modular to meet deadline and budget

The Comfort Zone: SPVU Efficiency Changes

Maury Tiernan, Bard Product Manager with Geary Pacific Corp, details the new SPVU standards taking affect September 2019

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