Inside Modular is the official podcast of the Modular Building Institute, the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction. This series will highlight industry news and trends, include conversations with industry players, and discuss the advantages of modular construction.
Near Miss in New York: How the Industry Dodged a Bullet & What's Coming Next
In this episode of Inside Modular, Claudia Granados, founder of New York advocacy firm The Carnelian Group, joins MBI's government affairs director Jon Hannah-Spacagna to discuss MBI's recent efforts to forestall legislation in New York that would significantly hamper modular construction in the state. Claudia and Jon also provide a preview of MBI's planned efforts in New York during the remainder of 2021 and into 2022.
How to Create an 11-Story Building in Just 15 Days w/ BROAD USA
BROAD USA's general manager Sunny Wang and director of communications Jeremy Zimman join the podcast to describe BROAD's newest project: an 11-story modular multifamily "Living Building" that was built in just 15 days and then stacked in only 29 hours. What was behind this remarkably fast turnaround? BROAD's adaptable B-CORE stainless steel building slabs.
Learn more about B-CORE—and about BROAD's commitment to environmentally-conscious business practices—in this episode of Inside Modular!
Building During a Labor Shortage: A Modular Case Study w/ Best GEN Modular
Michael Heitsman, President of Development at Best GEN Modular, joins the podcast to talk about Best GEN's newly-stacked housing development in Rapid City, South Dakota. Michael also discusses the labor shortage in the construction industry at-large and how Best GEN is bringing in and retaining talented workers.
How Owner/Developers Can Best Get Started with Modular Construction w/ R & S Tavares Associates
In this episode, Pedro Tavares and Anthony Gude of R & S Tavares Associates share best practices for owner/developers looking to incorporate modular construction into their upcoming projects.
Examining the Global Modular Construction Market w/ DORCE Ltd.
In this episode of Inside Modular, Mehmet Yucesoy, business development manager at Turkey's DORCE Ltd. shares DORCE's 40-year story of international success and details how modular construction can be applied to almost any construction market around the world. Mehmet also gives advice on how modular companies can begin and expand their globalization efforts.
Constructing an Award-Winning Mixed-Use Firehouse Inside a National Reserve w/ Modular Genius
Modular Genius president Damon Pross joins the podcast to discuss their recent award-winning mixed-use firehouse and community center. Set in the Pinelands of New Jersey, Modular Genius was challenged to build this structure within the legal and aesthetic confines of the Pinelands National Reserve. See their online case study here.
Damon also speaks about the advantages of using regional purchasing cooperatives to improve the materials procurement process.