Discover the Whole Building Design Guide

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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

Modular Construction vs. Traditional

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cover of the permanent modular construction study

Permanent Modular Construction vs. Traditional EVALUATED In the preface of a newly released May 2015 study on best practices,  it is uncertain how much of the construction market permanent modular construction (PMC) constitutes in volume; however modular broadly is estimated to make up 3-5% of the total construction industry.  (MBI, 2011) Permanent Modular Construction “PMC” is an innovative, sustainable construction … 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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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

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

NIBS Features Triumph Modular Construction Project

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lexington high school modular building
We are proud to announce that The Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has published a case study featuring Lexington High School, our educational sector modular construction project. The Whole Building Design Guide is a gateway to cutting edge information on integrated 'Whole Building' design techniques and technologies. Created to serve the public ... Read More

How Modular Construction can Improve Project Budgets

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A key productivity metric is project cost as measured by the project budget. With the precision bestowed by Building Information Modeling (BIM) – a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places – and the quality provided by modern materials and manufacturing facilities, modular construction offers the opportunity to obtain significant productivity … Read More

Breaking Down the Off-Site Construction Process

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Off-site construction

An ideological and structural shift in the construction industry is occurring with the abandonment of traditional design-bid-build contracts toward integrated project delivery, or off-site construction, that relies on performance contracting and shared risk and reward. So, what does the off-site construction process look like? Here, we’ll break down the project phases of a successful off-site construction process. Predesign Off-site should … Read More