Prefabricated modular building built in 360 hours.
The Chinese building company, Broad Group, builds a 30-story tall hotel prototype in 360 hours, after building a 15-story building a week earlier.
Prefabricated modular buildings have advantages over conventional buildings.
Higher precision in fabrication (+/- 0.2mm).
More coordinated on-site construction management.
Shorter construction time span.
Lower construction waste.
Also many other health and energy features are included in Broad Sustainable Buildings (BSB)
The building was built over Christmas week and finished before New Years Eve of 2012.
Magnitude-9 earthquake resistant, 5x more energy efficient, 20x purer air, 90% factory-built, and 1% construction waste.
Broad Sustainable Buildings (BSB), Xiangyin County of Hunan Province in Southern China, with 220,000sqm workshops, 12,000 employees, and in 2013 with 360,000sqm workshops and 19,000 employees, reaching an annual production and installation capacity of 10 million sqms.