Is modular design really the future of the building and construction industry? Some architects and building professionals actually think it is. Like previously discussed , modular design is a system where an entire building is pre-fabricated off-site and then re-assembled in batches on site. What this means is 90% of a building is built in-house or in factories,transported to site and re-assembled like lego blocks. The benefit…….cost savings , less-to-zero waste and a low carbon footprint.It’s a great idea ,with a limit on the number of floors that can be adopted within a modular design…………Until now.
Introducing 461 Dean Street in Brooklyn, New York City , the tallest modular apartment block.At 32 storeys , it is considered the tallest modular tower in the world.Studios start at $2,450 per month, with one-bedrooms from $3,125 and two-bedrooms from $4,750.
Source: Business Insider