The Structural Details of Brooklyn's New Modular High Rise

Modular construction is still in its infancy, but a building set for completion later this year at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn is taking the building practice to new heights.

David Farnsworth examines modular construction as a possible solution to housing shortages in the world's rapidly urbanizing future—especially through the lens of a recent project by SHoP Architects and Arup to design what will become the world's largest modular building when completed later this year in Brooklyn.

The article details many of the design and construction details of the building, currently under construction next to the Barclays Center in Atlantic Yards.

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