Cherokee Lane Elementary School, constructed off-site to facilitate a compressed construction schedule, has been transported to its permanent location in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Over the next three to four weeks, the units will be reconnected into one complete building. Exterior masonry and siding will be added onsite for a permanent finish. While the site […]
Maryland Secretary of General Services, Ellington Churchill, Jr., and DGS Chief of Public Schools & Community Colleges, Clarence Felder, visited MODLOGIQ in New Holland, PA along with Gilbert Architects, Whiting-Turner, and Prince George’s County Public Schools to view the construction of the Cherokee Lane Elementary School. This multi-story, 95,827-square-foot, Pre-K to 5 facility will be […]
Cherokee Lane Elementary School, constructed off-site to facilitate a compressed construction schedule, is ready to be transported to its permanent location in Prince George’s County, Maryland. While the site was being prepared, 67% of the building was constructed off-site, complete with casework, flooring, paint, mechanical systems and fixtures. Over the next few weeks, the units […]
Yes. And, no. We all know the old elementary school lesson that all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares, right? That’s the same concept at work here. Find out more in the ASBO Matters News Journal Spring/Summer 2019 publication. See Off-site Construction hybrid construction examples: the Millmont Elementary & 6th Grade Magnet […]
On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, presented an Education Session titled “Project Stakeholder Integration in Off-Site Construction” at the MD/DC 64th ASBO Annual Spring Conference in Ocean City, Maryland at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Tom presented both the Millmont Elementary & 6th Grade Magnet School and the West Reading […]
A recent study of 17 permanent off-site construction projects found that, on average, schedule can be slashed 45% and costs cut 16% over onsite construction. Of the completed projects reviewed, there were an average of 0.25 safety incidents. Off-site construction has the potential to reduce schedule and increase safety and quality, chorused the modular construction […]
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, President of Gilbert Architects presented at the Off-Site Construction Expo in September at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Tom presented both the Millmont Elementary & 6th Grade Magnet School and the West Reading Elementary Center as Case Studies. What is Off-Site Construction? Primarily you are shifting […]
We enjoyed presenting “Project Stakeholder Integration in Off-Site Construction: Challenges, Opportunities & Needs”. We’d like you to take this opportunity to download a copy of the PowerPoint presentation. Thank you for attending the session and we hope you have an enjoyable time in Las Vegas!