Concrete mixer trucks, wait in line as labors fill large buckets, that are raised by crane to top level of building structure foundation and pouring of the cement. Buckets return to refilled again on the construction of the 21-story “tech hub” at 124 East 14th Street. Known officially as the Union Square Tech Training Center only to be later changed to Zero Irving.
The building will comprise 254,000 square feet including a mix of affordable and market-rate office space for tech companies, in addition to retail and dining facilities.
Prefab building process is when the individual modules of a building are built in a controlled factory setting using an assembly line process, beginning with building the frame and ending with the interior and exterior finishes. Completed modules are delivered to the site and pieced together to form a finished building.