Modular Construction in the NYC Has Taken “the Center Stage”
There’s a strong global trend in the construction industry toward building more things away from the construction site. Modular/Shanty construction is one approach and the process is rather simple: you start by creating design (whether it be a module, shanty, apartment, business building, and even homes are now starting to be constructed off-site, under controlled conditions. The international construction industry has continued its growth and demand for both temporary and permanent building developments. Right now there are only a handful of buildings in New York City that are of modular construction. If you are having thoughts regarding the process of modular vs traditional construction, refer to the side-by-side comparison in the info-graphic below.
The normal life expectancy of various modular building peripherals are:
Departments Service Life
Foundations = Forever