Pre-fabrication, modularization, and off-site manufacturing

Description: 

This course discusses the current use of pre-fabrication, modularization, and off-site manufacturing, including what each of these terms means, and how each is leveraged. Panelists address which markets currently use these techniques, which are positioned for use, how they are changing the way the industry thinks about the project delivery model, and strategies for success implementing, integrating and managing these techniques.

Learning objectives

  • Review current and future markets and building types where there are opportunities to use prefabricated, off-site manufactured components.
  • Define common industry terms, and how use of prefabricated, off-site manufactured components change the approach to collaboration, integration, and project delivery.
  • Cite examples of how BIM models are being used in construction and direct-to-fabrication processes today, and future opportunities to expand their use.
  • List pre-requisites to successful use of prefabricated, off-site manufactured components.

This session was recorded live on March 9, 2021, as part of the Project Delivery Symposium 2021: Delivering the Future hosted by the AIA Project Delivery Knowledge Community.

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Instructors

  • Clark Ellis Headshot

    Clark Ellis

    Principal | Continuum Advisory Group

    As Principal and founding partner with Continuum Advisory Group, Clark Ellis provides consulting...
  • Jennifer Macks Headshot

    Jennifer Macks

    PE, DBIA, LEED AP

    Senior Project Executive | Gilbane Building Company

    Jennifer Macks, senior project executive at Gilbane, has over 25 years of industry experience,...
  • Zigmund Rubel headshot

    Zigmund Rubel

    FAIA

    Co-founder and CEO | Forsight Digital

    Zigmund (Zig) Rubel, FAIA, is the Co-founder and CEO of Forsight Digital, a PropTech company...
  • Laura Stagner headshot

    Laura Stagner

    FAIA, DBIA, PMP

    Principal | Stagner Consulting, LLC

    Laura Stagner is the former Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Project Delivery for the...