Focus: Facility Design

N.Y.C. hospitals use modular construction updating facilities

July 3, 2017

Hospitals in the N.Y.C. region are using modular construction to rein in costs as they spend billions to update facilities, according to an article on the Real Deal website.

“There is demand for a higher level of care, and a lot of these longterm-care facilities want to upgrade facilities and build them as fast as they can,” Terry Olynyk, head of PCL Construction’s Agile division, said in the article.

The municipal public healthcare system NYC Health + Hospitals is using modular technology to construct a $28 million, two-story ambulatory-care facility on Staten Island.

It’s the system's second modular project after they replaced a Brooklyn healthcare clinic in 2012 that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

Read the article.

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Construction


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

48 hours after fire at Pa. senior facility, some residents were still missing


Residents were evacuated into bitter cold, and 27 were transported to hospitals

11/22/2017

Indiana hospital adopts recycling program for clean waste


Surgery generates about one-fourth of all hospital waste

11/22/2017

Focus: Facility Design

How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being


Exposure to daylight as well as acoustical and thermal comfort are key

11/22/2017

Focus: Facility Design

Hennepin County Medical Center’s new ambulatory clinic building reaching for LEED Silver


The building will include six floors of clinics and services, two levels of underground pay parking with 221 stalls for patients and family

11/22/2017

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building


Brad Keyes discusses exiting from a hospital into a medical building

11/22/2017





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.