Completely Mobile Prefabricated Apartment Complex Incorporates Advanced Steel Technology

Completely Mobile Prefabricated Apartment Complex Incorporates Advanced Steel Technology
Design

A Finnish construction company has incorporated advanced steel paneling to create a ready-to-be-shipped three story modular apartment complex.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 12 september 2011

The Finnish construction company, NEAPO, has combined innovative steel core panel technology and the tested modular construction methods used in the shipbuilding industry to create a multi-story modular apartment complex that can be prefabricated indoors and shipped by barge to other locations. The design’s structure incorporates advanced FIXCEL steel core panels which enable relatively large modular sizes without requiring supporting beams or trusses even while en route to future destinations. Due to FIXCEL’s unique load-bearing capabilities, an entire apartment complex can be assembled indoors on the factory floor and then shipped.

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