Ryan Smith

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Ryan E. Smith is a Professor and Director of the School of Design & Construction at Washington State University. Professor Smith has been teaching, researching and consulting with respect to offsite construction, industrialized building, prefabricated and volumetric modular product R&D, factory setup and layout, design assist, and market analysis and surveys, for 18 years.

Light Gauge Steel Modular

MOD X welcomes back Julian Bowron of Vectorminima to discuss his new invention, METALOQ. This is a light gauge steel modular solution that was invented to compete as a non-combustible and higher tolerance solution to low-rise light wood frame modular construction and a lower cost option to hot-rolled steel modular.
Light Gauge Steel Modular

Offsite Manufacture

MOD X features David Crawford, General Manager of CCG OSM, the offsite manufacturing arm of the CCG Group, a turn key construction provider in Scotland. David discusses their integrated approach to design, manufacture and build using a closed panel approach.
Offsite Manufacturing houses

Vertically Integrated Modular

MOD X invites Aaron Holm and Nelson Del Rio, co-founders and co-CEOs of Blokable, a vertically integrated modular company in Seattle. Blokable seeks to solve housing supply, where modular construction alone has yet to be able to deliver fully.
Vertically Integrated Modular construction