1970′s Modular Construction at Walt Disney World
I came across this pictorial blog article highlighting the construction of the Polynesian Hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida back in 1970. I found it fascinating and wanted to share.
With the Polynesian still in use today, it could be thought of as a testimonial of sorts. That fact could also be thought of as evidence to dispel the myth that modular construction has a shorter life span than site built construction.
Imagineering Disney is an unofficial blog authored by a couple of folks who reportedly worked for Disney in the past and they definitely have access to some terrific photographs. Take a look at the modular construction project depicted below.
Modular guest rooms were fabricated in a warehouse on the east end of the Disney Compound by US steel workers before being trucked over to the location:
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