Modular Building

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Fast-Track Forming

Using a combination of forming systems-a modular hand-set system and flying form tables-the concrete contractor for the new twin-tower Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., was able to top out the reinforced-concrete structural frame in only 19 months. More

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Modular Precast Wall System Combines the Best of Precast and Masonry
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Kits Simplify Gang-Form Construction

In response to the severe shortage of skilled carpenters, form manufacturer Gates & Sons Inc., Denver, has developed a new product: precut, predrilled form components that can be assembled on the jobsite by relatively unskilled workers. More

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The Power of Prefabricated Brick Panels

There are construction methods that are used only in isolated areas of the country. In masonry construction, prefabricated brick panels fall into this category. More

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Meeting Special Design Needs with Custom Wood Forms

By definition, a custom wood form is one that is designed and built for a specific concrete structure. Many contractors find it more economical and efficient to use the prefabricated, modular forming systems now available. More

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Big Building Blocks

Florida design/build construction firm R.J. Prossen, Inc., saves its clients money by combining modular design, tilt-up construction, and standardized details. More

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Why Don't We Build More Concrete Homes?

The concrete industry already has the technology necessary for success. Concrete has the added advantage of being well suited to programmed high speed construction using some type of modular forming system, a method that has commonly been called industrialized construction. If all this is true, why then don't we build more concrete houses? More

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Concrete Walls Strengthen Post-Frame Farm Buildings

Simple construction techniques can easily be applied to strengthen pole and post-frame farm buildings. More

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A Modular Precast Concrete Building System

A Fort Worth, Texas company says it provides solutions for several problems that plague building contractors today. More

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Casting Operations for Yugoslav Post-Tensioned Modular System
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