Tag: offsite construction


IWBC Conference Now a Virtual Experience

The 2020 IWBC conference is going virtual! Co-hosted by IWBC and ABX, the online format will give attendees greater exposure and networking capabilities that will turn a pandemic into an opportunity for growth.

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Randek’s Zerolabor Robotic System is Here!

Robots can now complete every aspect of home construction with very little human input. The results of offsite construction are faster, more accurate and produce less waste.

Entekra Wins Ivory Innovations Housing Affordability Award

Entekra Wins Ivory Innovations Housing Affordability Award

Entekra is an offsite construction company from California that made it though to the finals of the 2020 Ivory Innovation Awards. On April 16, through a livestream presentation, they were awarded first prize in the Construction and Design category. The Ivory Prize shines a light on foundations, businesses, non-profits and community leaders who work to… Read more »

IWBC and ABX co-located for 2020 in Boston Convention Centre

IWBC Will Co-Locate with ABX in 2020

BIG NEWS FOR IWBC IWBC and ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) announced today that the events will co-locate the week of November 2nd, 2020 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ABX is one of the largest events for design and construction in the Northeast and so for 2020, our IWBC exhibitors and sponsors will be in… Read more »

The Future of Construction

In 2015, China’s Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) company built a 57-story high rise in just 19 days. If you do the math, that averages three floors every day. The building housed 800 apartments, 19 atriums and office space for 4,000 workers. While this feat is truly incredible, the thinking behind it has been around for… Read more »

How is modular hotel construction financed?

How is Modular Hotel Construction Financed?

Listen to the Podcast The availability of finance has been – and still is – a major challenge for modular construction. Many banks won’t touch modular projects for a variety of reasons and the challenge of financing has actually impeded the rate of adoption for modular building. But a solution is at hand! Hear from… Read more »

First Hilton Garden Inn Built Using Modular Building Techniques

Baywood Hotels has ventured into the cutting-edge construction world with its first modular hotel. This building technique takes construction offsite and into a factory where rooms are built in their entirety and only have to be assembled online. The Maryland-based Baywood hotel introduced the Hilton Garden Inn San Jose in Fremont, California by holding a… Read more »