MOD X Japan

Webinar - August 27, 2020

17:00 - 18:00 GMT +1 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT / 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

MOD X Japan Webinar focuses on lessons learned from a unique mature modular construction culture.

This webinar answers the following questions:

  • What has contributed to the growth of the offsite industry in Japan over the last 40 years?

  • How does the Japanese modular industry emphasize customer experience and quality assurance over low cost?

  • What are the key regulatory frameworks and/or public initiatives in Japan that have specifically helped the modular industry?

  • How is automation leveraged to increase production rates?

  • What does a product platform mean to Japanese modular manufacturers and how can a single family platform also work for multi-family construction?

Light Wood Frame and Light Gauge Steel Modular. Learn more about the MOD X Japan Tour.

Ryan E. Smith

Washington State University and MOD X

Ivan Rupnik

Northeastern University and MOD X

View our conversation with Professor Shuichi Matsumura of the University of Tokyo on the History of Modular in Japan.