No shovels were in sight at the groundbreaking ceremony for Atlantic Yards' first prefabricated tower in New York City. Instead, officials posed inside one of the 930 prefabricated pieces that will be used to create "the world's tallest modular tower." Use of the prefab pieces is expected to cut construction waste by an estimated 70% to 90%. FCRC and Skanska USA have created a new company, FC + Skanska Modular LLC, a partnership that aims to make prefab construction and housing more affordable.

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