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Old Posted Oct 26, 2017, 9:26 PM
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Modular style construction of highrise buildings

One of the high-rises in my hometown is being built in a modular style. I think this is common in China, and Korea, but fairly new to North America. This is the first time in Calgary.

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Old Posted Oct 26, 2017, 10:43 PM
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It's not as common as you think. There was one 57 story building that I know of in China that was assembled on site in 19 days, which is 3 floors per day.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...per-in-19-days
There was another proposal for about an even larger building that never got approval.
And there is the apartments near the Barclays Center that were prefabricated. But not many other examples, contractor are loathe to adopt new methods even if they're better.
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