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Katerra Won't Soon Be Forgotten ... Nexii Will Be Remembered

Building Tech & Products 07.30.21

Katerra Won't Soon Be Forgotten ... Nexii Will Be Remembered

What Coca-Cola did for cane sugar, Nexii plans to do with sand, which makes up 50% of its Nexiite cement-alternative 'secret recipe,' and a network of licensed manufacturing partners.

Why Factories Produce Only 3% Of New Homes In The US

Building Tech & Products 07.29.21

Why Factories Produce Only 3% Of New Homes In The US

Now -- when start-to-completion cycles are stretching to 6 months and beyond -- might be an opportune time for big players to huddle and solve for the future role of factories.

Impresa Modular Intros Its Housing-As-A-Service To SE Market With New Plant

Building Tech & Products 07.15.21

Impresa Modular Intros Its Housing-As-A-Service To SE Market With New Plant

Impresa Modular CEO Ken Semler envisions 12 to 15 modular units per day rolling off its new Southeastern market facility's production lines at full-capacity.

RIP Katerra: A Bold Play That Failed To Get A Real-World Footing

Building Tech & Products 06.02.21

RIP Katerra: A Bold Play That Failed To Get A Real-World Footing

A TBD exclusive analysis: here are three why's of Katerra's fail, and three critical take-aways that builders need for their own survival in the future of housing.

Tracy Reboot: VBC Breathes Life Into Plant Out Of Katerra's Ashes

Building Tech & Products 08.04.21

Tracy Reboot: VBC Breathes Life Into Plant Out Of Katerra's Ashes

The Philadelphia-based multifamily modular innovator Vaughan Buckley looks to build on a housing-as-a-service model he's ramping up with a track record of success.

Building Tech & Products 06.03.21

The Building World Debates Katerra: Bad Model or Execution

Here's what we're hearing from TBD audience members on the question of whether it was Katerra's business strategy or execution that doomed it to fail.