30 Apr '11, 7am

SLI Prefab System for Modern Mid Rises

SLI Prefab System for Modern Mid Rises

This is a prototype apartment unit built using what is likely the only fabrication system on the market that can be scaled to construct mid-rise buildings. The system is called Sustainable Living Innovations , or SLI, and it was developed during the downturn of the last few years under the leadership of CollinsWoerman and three other firms, McKinstry, Lydig Construction, and DCI Engineers. The SLI model or prototype was constructed in a warehouse in south Seattle . This would be the fourth floor of something like a six-story building. As you can see, it’s quite open and modern in its details and finishes. “SLI offers an attractive design and use of materials. It provides a healthier living environment with more access to natural light and fresh air, and open layouts and communal courtyards provide modern, streamlined spaces, ” according to a fact sheet provided by CollinsW...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/04/sli-prefab-system-midr...

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