Off-Site Construction Council

Linda BeeIndustry Insights, Modular Construction1 Comment

Off-site construction

Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) – A council of the National Institute of Building Sciences   Off-site construction is what makes modular design unique. The designing and planning of a building, as well as the fabricating and assembling of the elements that will eventually make up the finished product, all take place at a location other than the destined final site. Most … Read More

Top 5 Design Trends for Educational Facilities

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design trends

Design Trends for Education In our last blog post “Discover the Whole Building Design Guide” we highlighted this valuable resource whose goal is to create successful high-performance buildings by applying an integrated design and team approach to projects during the planning and programming phases.  Recently in their Design Guidance Education section it is discussed how “lights, colors, size of facilities and layout of rooms can … Read More

Modular Construction Advantages in 2015

Janet FieldIndustry Insights, Modular Building, Modular Construction, Permanent Modular, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

multi-unit modular construction

Permanent Modular Construction, Off-Site Construction, Factory Built, and Prefabricated are all terms that describe the method of construction whereby some portion of the project is built in a controlled offsite environment, typically simultaneously with construction site preparation. Modular Construction Advantages Modular Construction advantages are numerous; they include speed of construction, enhanced quality, decreased material waste, simplified on-site logistics, and less disruption to … Read More

Exploring the Potential of Modular Components

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The Potential of Modular Components Most of the conversations I have had with architects about modular building components include discourse about the stigmas associated with modular construction.  Architects often express limited understanding of what modular building is and how exploring the industry could help their practice. Reactions have ranged from “I never really gave it a thought” to outright resentment … Read More

5 Cutting-Edge Examples of Modular Design

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modular housing habitat 67
Habitat 67, Montreal Canada In 1960, Moshe Safdie, FAIA was a young architectural visionary with a revolutionary scheme for a hybrid of the suburban single-family home and the urban apartment building. He based his undergraduate thesis at McGill University in Montreal, on the idea. And unlike many of his peers visions, Safdie’s actually got built. It was built using modular ... Read More

Triumph Modular – 2015 Family Business Award Finalist

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Governor Charles Baker proclaimed  June 10, 2015 as Family Business Day and celebrated with a gala held at the 9th Annual Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Awards Ceremony.  The Massachusetts Family Business Awards program was created to promote and highlight some of the great achievements of Massachusetts-based, family-held businesses and entrepreneurs. The Massachusetts Family Business Awards program was created to promote and highlight … Read More

Sustainable Modular Design and the Environment

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global warming

By Caroline Cort I am sophomore at Tulane University and just completed a summer internship at Triumph Modular Inc.  I have been studying our planet and am intrigued by what I read and hear about global warming. Our once ever-thriving planet that  has provided us for centuries  is now experiencing threatening events being caused by us – the earths inhabitants.  … Read More

Announcing the Launch of our Refreshed Website

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Triumph Modular Website Homepage

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new, improved and refreshed website! After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch. The new site offers a fresh new look, user-friendly navigation and plentiful use of imagery. The site is available to browse at, take a minute to explore and offer your … Read More

Tufts Modular Repurposed

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What is greener than a building repurposed in its entirety? This green modular complex started out as a temporary childcare center on the Cambridge campus of Harvard University. After that, Tufts University required additional building space for their SIS (Student Information System). The building was used by Tufts as SIS for 3 years. Recently, Tufts University found that they needed ... Read More

Discover the Whole Building Design Guide

Linda BeeEducation, Green Building, Industry Insights1 Comment

whole buidling design

The Gateway to Up-To-Date Information on Integrated ‘Whole Building’ Design Techniques and Technologies With over 500,000 users downloading 6 million documents per month The goal of ‘Whole Building’ Design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases. Conceived in 1997 by the NAVFAC Criteria … Read More