Greater flexibility in design and performance for Yorkon modular buildings
The Portakabin Group has expanded the range of floor solutions available for buildings constructed using Yorkon off-site solutions, giving specifiers and customers even greater choice and flexibility.
There is still a lot of misinformation about modular construction, even though there have been huge technical advancements in off-site technology in recent years
A wider range of floor specifications is now offered to meet the performance criteria for a host of building applications.
Specifiers can choose from a suite of precision-engineered solutions that will accommodate standard loadings as well as heavy plant, sensitive equipment, increased floor stiffness and enhanced acoustics if required.
The options allow building specifiers to tailor the floor design to individual project requirements while also avoiding over specification.These include:
Commenting on this latest development, Simon Ambler, director of the Portakabin Group, said: “There is still a lot of misinformation about modular construction, even though there have been huge technical advancements in off-site technology in recent years.
“Our aim is to offer the widest choice of floor solutions available for modular buildings to allow specifiers to balance cost and performance – avoiding over specification while having the flexibility to achieve enhanced floor stiffness and heavy loadings that are easily equivalent to that of site-based construction.
“It is essential that the anticipated use, loadings, and stiffness criteria are determined early in the design process. Our engineers can then model the building to meet that specification – allowing construction to a tight budget, maximising the speed and quality benefits of off-site construction and where required, providing advanced, high-performance floor solutions for the most-demanding applications.”
Yorkon off-site solutions from the Portakabin Group offer multiple advantages over site-based construction:
Our aim is to offer the widest choice of floor solutions available for modular buildings to allow specifiers to balance cost and performance
As part of the Portakabin Group’s commitment to maximising design flexibility in off-site construction, the latest Yorkon building system has been engineered to remove the need for external columns, creating seamless, flush façades. The palette of colours for the steel envelope has also been expanded to more than 50, giving architects and designers genuine creative freedom without having to specify secondary cladding at extra cost.
Yorkon modular buildings can be finished in an extensive range of colours to complement or contrast with adjacent schemes – or multiple shades and colours can be specified for a single façade to create a lively, vibrant and impactful exterior.