Archive for November, 2014

Eco-friendly Education Space

November 19th, 2014

At Modern we are so excited for green education spaces. SMART Classrooms™ are here!

Edmonds Village

    Sustainable
Quality, low-maintenance metal roofing with standing seam
Durable steel frame floor
Sustainably harvested timber

     Modern
High efficiency Mitsubishi split system HVAC
LED strip lighting
Foundation set for feeling of permanency

     Academic
Forbo bulletin boards
Increased wall/display space
Vaulted ceilings flooded with natural light for a bright learning environment

     Renewable
Eco-friendly & recycled finishes throughout including carpeting
Cement smooth panel siding with rainscreen

     Teaching
Can your current learning spaces act as an energy study? Ask us about how SMART modular classrooms can integrate technologies that allow students to study energy consumption.

Call us for more information about cost-effective & practical green technologies. Protect students AND the environment!

Edmonds interior  Edmonds

How Metal Buildings Deliver Long Term Value To Schools

November 3rd, 2014

Did you know that Modern is also a Star Building Systems metal building representative? A combination of modular and other off-site construction methods, like metal building, can result in a great facility with maximum flexibility and a quick fabrication & installation. As your design-build company, we can turn your dream into reality using off-site construction applications that make the most sense for your use.

Star Building infographic 10-29-14

From Star Building Systems’ white paper – How Metal Buildings Can Deliver Long-Term Value To Schools

“An inherent requirement of any modern school building is that it be able to resist an enormous amount of daily wear and tear while retaining its functional integrity and aesthetic appeal for many years.”

For more information about how metal buildings deliver long term value to meet the challenges of increasing enrollment & narrowing education construction budgets, check out the source of this great infographic by downloading Star’s white paper here.


 

A Modern project that utilizes multiple types of off-site construction in synergy, the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indian’s new education center features a metal framed gymnasium seamlessly linked to a modular academic space. A great selection of practical sustainable features can be found in this project. And you can watch it go up in a minute & a half.

View more information about the Shingle Springs Education Center.

 

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