ELKHART, Ind. – Apr. 13, 2009 – Innovative Design & Building Services (IDBS), received an Award of Distinction for military housing recently completed for the U.S. Army at Ft. Bliss in Texas. The award was presented by the Modular Building Institute for Permanent Modular Assembly over 5,000 sf.
"We are pleased that the Modular Building Institute acknowledged our work through this award and are privileged to have been given the opportunity to build high-quality housing for the Army at Ft. Bliss," commented Stacey Miller, Director of Marketing for IDBS. IDBS has now completed over one million square feet of LEED Silver compliant housing for the Army.
The Fort Bliss barracks project consisted of eleven buildings with 64 living units in each building. Each unit is two bedrooms with one bath and a full kitchen. In addition to the traditional commercial living space requirements these buildings incorporated the Army’s requirements for antiterrorism including blast resistant windows and impact resistant drywall.