In dispute over stalled [Atlantic Yards] modular tower, Skanska warns: "No one knows if the building is going to leak"

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In dispute over stalled [Atlantic Yards] modular tower, Skanska warns: "No one knows if the building is going to leak"

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http://atlanticyardsreport.blogspot.com/

http://atlanticyardsreport.blogspot.com/2014/09/in-dispute-over-stalled-modular-tower.html

Monday, September 22, 2014

In dispute over stalled modular tower, Skanska warns: "No one knows if the building is going to leak"

Update: also see coverage of Skanska terminating contract to build B2 and purchase order for modules, as well as the Opportunity Brief Forest City presented to further the partnership.

The planned tallest tower in the world built via modular construction—stalled at ten (of 32) stories next to the Barclays Center—may be not just delayed but also defective.

The tower, known as B2 and slated to include 363 units, half of them affordable, could leak “at the thousands of joints between module façade elements,” according to the construction company mired in a bitter legal dispute over the project.
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