Modular Advantage July-August 2021


This edition of Modular Advantage magazine, published by the Modular Building Institute (MBI), covers the affordable housing crisis and the growing array of solutions provided by the modular construction industry

This issue features interviews, case studies, manufacturer profiles, and interviews from some of the industry’s leading affordable housing manufacturers across North America.

In addition, this issue takes a deep dive into MBI’s government affairs efforts in North America and explores all the ways MBI is steering the conversation toward greater usage and acceptance of commercial modular solutions.

Plus, MBI’s executive director Tom Hardiman previews MBI’s new 2021 annual industry reports. These reports include detailed findings and analysis from the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, and more.

Inside this issue of Modular Advantage:

  • Maximizing efficiencies is the key to attainable housing – A look inside the making of The Farm, the brand-new modular housing community in Buena Vista, Colorado, built by Fading West Building Systems.
  • Relieving the affordable housing crisis across the continent – Featuring a variety of interviewees from Los Angeles to Toronto, this article explores how the modular industry is making a difference across North America.
  • Previewing MBI’s 2021 Annual Reports – A sneak peek at MBI’s new industry reports on permanent modular construction and relocatable/portable buildings. Based on aggregate industry data and exclusive information obtained directly from MBI members around the world, these reports—available now at MBI’s website—can’t be missed.
  • How the relocatable sector can foresee regulatory issues – An interview with Daniel Arevalo, Director of Engineering at Mobile Modular & chair of MBI’s Relocatable Buildings Council.
  • Government affairs gets results – An interview with Falcon Structure’s founder and CEO Steven Shang about the importance of MBI’s government affairs work on behalf of the industry.

And more!

Don’t miss this issue of Modular Advantage, published by the Modular Building Institute.


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