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With increased control and project certainty, more healthcare institutions are turning to modular construction

The excerpt below is taken from an article titled "Modular Construction Can Offer Healthcare Facilities Needed Flexibility" written by ForBuild's Chris Perruna and Rita Lemley. It is featured on the Healthcare Facilities Today website.


Enabling healthcare facilities to build flexibility into the facility

Maximizing flexibility, adaptability, speed, and safety, in fact, are the main reasons why healthcare institutions increasingly are turning to modular for everything from minor retrofits to major renovations and new construction – particularly at a time when they are still dealing with COVID-19 and trying to prepare themselves for future emergencies.

Health and safety concerns aside, modular construction enables hospitals and other healthcare facilities to build flexibility into the facility. Modular allows hospital leadership, department heads, and facility managers to continuously reevaluate current demands and make immediate adjustments as needs arise. As a result, spaces originally designed for one function can be quickly repurposed, enabling operating expenses to be lowered.      

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DIRTT is a building process powered by technology. We use our proprietary 3D software to help design, manufacture, and install fully customized interior environments. This same software provides clients with certainty around cost, schedule, and the final outcome. With modular components and a streamlined construction process, complete interior spaces are constructed faster, cleaner, and more sustainably. The Company works with over 70 partners throughout North America. DIRTT trades on Nasdaq under the symbol “DRTT” and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “DRT”.