Effective teamwork boils down to some rather “touchy – feely” ideas

Glenn CortIndustry Insights, Uncategorized0 Comments

modular collaboration

Here are some how to’s  and ideas we have about effective collaboration and facilitation: Develop a close relationship with each person on the project team, get to know them. Lead with humility. Leave other people better for having been in your company. Always allow the other person to save face. Be empathetic and curious, be grateful and kind in your … Read More

Pagliuca Life Lab at Harvard University and NRB Win “Best of Show” at the 2017 Modular Building Institute Awards of Distinction

Linda BeeArchitects, Awards, Education, Modular Building, Permanent Modular3 Comments

Pagliuca Life Lab at Harvard University receives top honors in international modular competition. Triumph Modular Incorporated, and manufacturing partner NRB Inc., both long time members of the Modular Building Institute (MBI), an international modular trade organization, were awarded First Place, as well as the prestigious Best of Show in the permanent modular category for the Pagliuca Life Lab at Harvard ... Read More

The Scoop from SCUP – College Planning Conference Recap

Rusty WilliamsArchitects, Education, Industry Insights, News0 Comments

The Society for College and University Planning — known as “SCUP” — held its North Atlantic regional conference at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The campus was the perfect setting for the conference theme — “Building Bridges:  Co-ops, Consortia and the Collaborative Economy”.  WPI is one of the first colleges to emphasize project-based learning and has formed strong relationships with the city … Read More

Marketing Center – Boston Seaport 2017 – Developer Leads with an example of LEED GOLD

Glenn CortArchitects, Modular Building, Uncategorized5 Comments

Quick to Deploy Buildings at Boston Seaport

Modern, quick to deploy buildings demonstrate vision for the future in Boston. Triumph Modular worked with the development team at Berkshire Group to help them bring “the new Boston” to life in the thriving Seaport District of Boston. Berkshire wanted a temporary marketing space that would accurately demonstrate their vision for the world-class residential and retail experience that will set the … Read More

Emergence of 10-Year Buildings for Long-Term Campus Planning

Linda BeeIndustry Insights, Modular Building, Uncategorized0 Comments

The January/February 2017 issue of Facility Manager Magazine features an article titled “The Surprising Emergence of 10-Year Buildings for Long-Term Campus Planning.”  It’s written by Rusty Williams whose focus here at Triumph Modular is educational and special-use buildings.  The article explores how colleges and universities are turning to modular construction for much quicker time-to-occupancy, and to have the option to … Read More

The Value of Concurrent Construction

Rusty WilliamsIndustry Insights, Modular Construction0 Comments

Time is money.  It’s an old adage but more applicable than ever — especially with the long lead-times required for most construction projects. The duration of a project impacts the ultimate value. If an apartment complex can be completed four months earlier, it translates into four months’ worth of additional rent. If a new dormitory can be completed a semester … Read More

Building Harvard’s New “Life Lab” – Interview with Gregg Kelly

Rusty WilliamsEducation, Modular Building, Modular Classrooms1 Comment

On November 3, 2016, Harvard University announced the opening of the new Pagliuca Life Sciences Lab.  Located in Allston next to the existing Innovation Lab, the new Life Lab was built using accelerated modular construction. Triumph worked with leading modular fabricator, NRB, to build 34 highly specialized steel-framed modules in their state-of-the-art factory.  Gregg Kelly, Triumph’s head of consulting services, … Read More

Terms of the Trade – Modular & Prefab Glossary

Rusty WilliamsIndustry Insights, Modular Building0 Comments

How do you define “modular construction”?    Ask five different people, you’re likely to get five different answers.  The goal of this article is to clarify misconceptions to help you make informed decisions about what construction technique makes the most sense for your project. Modular vs. Prefab These terms cause a lot of confusion, and understandably so, because they are … Read More