BOXY and US Frame Factory have collaborating to create The Smart Home Kit. US Frame Factory supplies the efficient recycled steel framing solution, and BOXY provides innovative features to the building unit such as bathroom pods, kitchen cassettes, and other prefabricated components. The Smart Home… Read More »Introduction To The Smart Home Kit
BOXY got it’s start in shipping containers as a modular design platform. Both co-founders (Tiago and myself) worked at BMarko where we learned to take raw shipping containers fresh from China and turn them into awesome buildings and structures. After we left BMarko, we started… Read More »New Innovative Modular Design and Construction Platform
BOXY has recently set up shop in the Port of Iberia. Our 7,200 sqft facility has access to highway 90 and the gulf of Mexico. Interested in aerial photography or promotional real estate content? Visit BOXY Digital Services.
What are your top 3 construction innovations including the modular construction industry that you would like to see ? Need some ideas? Check out this visual capitalist article about construction innovation. Here are 3 we came up with at Boxy Construction: Robust internet based supply… Read More »What Are The Top 3 Most Needed Construction Innovations?
There are many materials and methodologies for high value and durable construction. The best of those ways is cold form steel and steel construction. There are a few reasons why galvanized and cold form steel are the optimal type of construction: material properties, build quality,… Read More »You Need To Build With Steel For Longevity
There can be a lot of confusion in the terminology used in the prefab and modular construction industry. This article will debunk and discuss some of the issues and use cases for offsite types of construction. Construction is simply defined as the building of large… Read More »When You Need To Use Modular Construction
This is a how to post for anyone interested in being a modular manufacturer (Industrialized Building) in Louisiana. We just went through the process, so while it’s still familiar in our minds we would like to share with the community what it takes. In Louisiana,… Read More »How to Register To Be a Modular Manufacturer in Louisiana
Construction estimating is a broken process. There needs to be fundamental systems for transferring this data between different software, vendors, and designers.
Construction like software Imagine if we treated construction like software. The user interface is the finishes, temperature, and furniture as well as the knobs and handles that operate water and electrical fixtures. The backend code is the plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems all packaged in… Read More »Open Source Construction