Whitley Manufacturing Recognized for Success on Recent Modular Visitation Center Project

Whitley takes home the "Renovated Reuse - Greatest Renovation" award at the 2020 World of Modular event in Orlando, Florida.
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Outside of visitation building
Outside of visitation building
SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind. - March 24, 2020 - PRLog -- Whitley Manufacturing Co, Inc. announces its recognition and award at the Modular Building Institute's 2020 World of Modular convention in Orlando, Florida for their efforts on a recent visitation center project, located in Washington, DC in partnership with Modular Genius.

The "Renovated Reuse – Greatest Renovation" award was received by Whitley for its ability to renovate and relocate an already existing two-story turnkey office building within the detention center grounds into a visitation center.

The first floor of the 8 module, 3,880 sq. ft. building was renovated to house 30 video conferencing stations with a centralized guard booth for surveillance purposes of the first floor. The second floor of the building was reconstructed as an updated office space for detention center sponsored community programs. The floor space features multiple offices, conference areas, and ADA accessible restrooms. The building is located within the grounds of the detention center making security a key factor on-site and adding an additional layer of complexity to the planning and completion of the project.

Utilizing modular construction methods allowed for the project to be completed in an efficient manner bringing time savings and less disruption on-site to the client while working within the unique factors and challenges of this project.

About the Modular Building Institute (MBI)
The Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international nonprofit trade association serving modular construction. As the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction™, MBI's mission is to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices, outreach, and education to the construction community and customers, and recognition of high-quality modular designs and facilities. For more information on MBI, please visit modular.org.

About Modular Genius

Modular Genius, Inc., established in 2006 is a full service, turnkey, modular building general contractor offering permanent and temporary use commercial modular buildings for the education, office, assembly, government and healthcare industries. Established in 2006 and headquartered in Joppa, MD, they have successfully completed award-winning modular projects throughout the US and Overseas.

About Whitley Manufacturing
Whitley Manufacturing, headquartered in South Whitley, Indiana, has been at the forefront of modern automated building systems and accelerated construction for nearly 75 years. Whitley Manufacturing operates four manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. They build permanent, temporary and relocatable structures for a wide range of markets, including education, medical, office, retail, energy storage, and others.

For more information visit: www.whitleyman.com


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