modular building awards

Award Winning Projects

MBI awards of distiction Each year, the Modular Building Institute hosts its international industry convention during which the Awards of Distinction recognizes the best projects in permanent commercial modular construction, scored by a panel of judges in four categories; architectural excellence, technical innovation, cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, and calendar days to complete.



College Dormitory Allentown, PA2014 Best of Show and First Place
Category: Permanent: Commercial Housing Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Muhlenberg College
Location: Allentown, PA
Building Size: 6,000 sq. ft.
Building Use: College Dormitory


Robotics Teaching Lab York University2014 First Place
Category: First Place – Permanent: Special Application
Project: York University
Location: Toronto, ON
Building Size: 600 sq. ft.
Building Use: Robotics Teaching Lab



MIT Daycare2014 First Place
Category: First Place – Permanent: Permanent: Education Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: MIT Day care
Location: Cambridge, MA
Building Size: 13,900 sq. ft.
Building Use: Child Care Facility


Lehman College Child Care Centre2014 First Place
Category: First Place – Permanent: Permanent: Education Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Lehman College Child Care Centre
Location: Bronx, New York City, NY
Building Size: 12,000 sq. ft.
Building Use: Daycare


2013 First Place
Category: Permanent Retail or Hospitality Over 2,000 sq. ft.
Project: W O Stinson
Location: Arnprior, ON
Building Size: 2,244 sq. ft.
Building Use: Retail Convenience Store


2013 First Place
Category: Permanent Office Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Apotex
Location: Toronto, ON
Building Size: 16,096 sq. ft.
Building Use: Administration Complex



2012 First Place
Category: Permanent Education Building Under 5,000 sq. ft.
Project: West Reading Elementary Center
Location: West Reading, PA
Building Size: 4,795 sq. ft.
Building Use: Elementary Education


2012 First Place
Category: Marketing Piece, Multimedia
Project: DVD








2011 Best of Show and First Place
Category: Permanent Institutional Building or Assembly Over 5,000 sq. ft.
Project: Bryn Athyn College
Location: Bryn Athyn, PA
Building Size: 24,342 sq. ft.
Building Use: College Dormitories


2011 Honourable Mention

Category: Permanent Retail or Hospitality Under 2,000 sq. ft.
Project: Canadian Tire / Kilmer Fuels
Location: Trenton, ON
Building Size: 1,222 sq. ft.
Building Use: Convenience Store


2011 Honourable Mention

Category: Permanent Special Application
Project: University of Toronto
Location: Toronto, ON
Building Size: 240 sq. ft.
Building Use: Ticket Booth




2010 First Place

Category: Permanent Education Building Under 5,000 sq. ft.
Project: Taddle Creek School
Location: Toronto, ON
Building Size: 3,300 sq. ft.
Building Use: School



2010 First Place

Category: Permanent Retail or Hospitality Under 2,000 sq. ft.
Project: Red Arrow Bus Depot
Location: Calgary, AB
Building Size: 1,200 sq. ft.
Building Use: Bus Depot


2010 Honourable Mention

Category: Green Building Design
Project: Xstrata Nickel
Location: Garson, ON
Building Size: 60,000 sq. ft.
Building Use: Office and Living


2010 Honourable Mention

Category: Permanent Retail or Hospitality Over 2,000 sq. ft.
Project: Pro Oil
Location: Orangeville, ON
Building Size: 2,010 square feet
Building Use: Oil Change Centre



2010 Honourable Mention

Category: Permanent Institutional Building or Assembly Under 5,000 sq. ft.
Project: Queen Anne's County Detention Centre
Location: Queen Anne's County, MD
Building Size: 4,137 sq. ft.
Building Use: Detention Centre


2010 Honourable Mention
Partner: Triumph
Category: Permanent Education Building Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Andover School
Location: North Andover, MA
Building Size: 13,000 sq. ft.
Building Use: Special Needs School



2009 Best in Show, Judges Choice and First Place

Partner: Gilbert Architects
Category: Education Building Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Millmont School
Location: Reading, PA
Building Size: 60,000 sq. ft.
Building Use: School


2008 Best Green Relocatable Classroom and First Place Best Temporary Classroom
Partner: Triumph
Category: Green Building Design
Project: Carroll School
Location: Lincoln, MA
Building Size: 1,575 sq. ft.
Building Use: Classroom



2008 First Place
Category: Multi-Story Permanent Between 5,000 and 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Bayview Elementary School
Location: Richmond Hill, ON
Building Size: 9,672 sq. ft.
Building Use: Permanent School Addition


2008 First Place

Partner: Modspace
Category: Retail and Hospitality
Project: Fan Pier
Location: Boston, MA
Building Size: 2,176 sq. ft.
Building Use: Marketing Center


2008 First Place

Category: Permanent Education Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Siegfried Elementary School
Location: Northampton, PA
Building Size: 25,000 sq. ft.
Building Use: Permanent School Addition




2008 Honourable Mention

Partner: Axis Modular
Category: Permanent Healthcare Under 5,000 sq. ft.
Project: North Shore MRI Facility
Location: Manhasset, NY
Building Size: 1,710 sq. ft.
Building Use: Hospital Addition - MRI Suite


2008 Honourable Mention
Partner: Dimensional Architecture
Category: Permanent Education Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Glenside Elementary and Thomas Ford Elementary Schools
Location: Reading, PA
Building Size: 24,000 sq. ft. each
Building Use: Permanent School


2004 First Place

Partner: Modular Design Technology
Category: Permanent Education Over 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: Charter School of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Building Size: 12,420 sq. ft.
Building Use: Permanent School


2003 First Place
Partner: Resun Leasing
Category: Permanent Education Between 5,000 and 10,000 sq. ft.
Project: ABCD Inc. Day Care
Location: Boston, MA
Building Size: 8,270 sq. ft.
Building Use: Day Care Facility


2002 First Place

Category: Special Application
Project: Canada Place Pavilion
Location: Toronto, ON
Building Size: 1,848 sq. ft.
Building Use: Information Research Facility


2002 First Place

Category: Permanent Health Care Under 5,000 sq. ft.
Project: Innova Fair Oaks Hospital
Location: Fairfax, VA
Building Size: 1,586 sq. ft.
Building Use: MRI Imaging Clinic Addition


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