Modular is evolving and quickly becoming the preferred building method for architects looking to streamline design without sacrificing aesthetics. Many of today’s modular buildings are artfully designed, while using the latest green building technologies to minimize the impact on Mother Nature.
Construction Digital confirmed this trend in their recent issue, which included modular in its list of Emerging Architectural Trends of 2012. The article cites modular’s stackable capabilities, clean lines, and inherent eco-consciousness as key drivers behind the surge.
Architects are finding new ways to use modular. For the Fan Pier Marketing Center, a real estate sales office on the Boston waterfront, a polished wood exterior wall and extensive use of glass set the tone for a visually pleasing modular building. [Read more…] about The Bold New Look of Modular