In India most of the people opt for Semi-modular kitchen. People keep calling it Modular, but its not 100% modular.
Modular Kitchen in short means completely fabricated components reach your home and are installed (fixed in day or two). Before you know, your kitchen Platform and many other parts are ready to use. You get a Platform top made out of Wood.
In Semi Modular kitchen, people make Platform Top out of some stone ( mainly Granite). Making Granite involves Civil work ( involves Cement Sand etc ) . Once your Platform top is ready, inner components like Trolley etc are brought and installed inside.
Why Modular Kitchen?
Modular kitchen can be customized based on the preferences and requirements of the individual. The concept makes the most of available space, offering proper access to crannies. Highly preferred for offering ample storage space, modular kitchen is easy to maintain. Even cleaning and repairing does not take much time as every unit is disintegrated and hence, can be easily removed, repaired and re-installed. Home owners, who have transferrable job prefer modular kitchen as the kitchen is such designed that it can be disintegrated, carried in boxes and re-assembled with professional help. Hence, the investment in modular kitchen does not go down the drain on occasion of shifting.