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In partnership with Volumetric Building Companies and The Pennsylvania State University, AEI is pleased to announce the 2024 Forum: Integrated Building Solutions | Imaging Modular scheduled for April 8–10, 2024 in San Jose, California.

The first documented modular or prefabricated home was created by London-based architect John Manning in 1837. For over a century, technological innovation has been the driving force behind the advancement of the modular design, manufacturing, and construction of prefabricated buildings. As the A|E|C industry continues to reevaluate our current standards of practice for designing, constructing, and operating buildings to reduce building-related carbon emissions, modular building is leading the way. Modular techniques can lower a project's overall environmental impact through emissions and waste reductions, material reusability, and increased energy efficiency. MEP modular installations play a significant role and contribute to shortened lead times, improved on-site safety, and reduced project time and costs. It is predicted that by 2050 buildings will be largely modular, leading to faster production with less waste, and providing solutions to a changing real estate market. In partnership with Volumetric Building Companies, AEI is Accelerating Modular.  Come join us!

AEI 2024 Forum Chair

  • Moses D.F. Ling, AEI President Emertius, The Pennsylvania State University, Teaching Professor

Technical Program Committee

  • Co-Chair, Travis St. J. LouisP.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
  • Co-Chair, Joanna Zhang, PMP, SE, PE, LEED AP, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Amy L. Hackney, PE, LEED AP, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
  • Bri Basile, HGA
  • Conner Fraizer, HGA

About the Architectural Engineering Institute

Established in 1998, the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) is the premier organization for architectural engineering, providing its more than 8,000 members timely technical information, professional advocacy, continuing education, and opportunities to excel in their careers. AEI's vision is to be the worldwide resource for the advancement of the design and construction of integrated buildings.

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