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Category: Modular

HED completes new med/surg unit at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

The St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has opened a new med/surg unit in Brighton, Massachusetts designed by HED. Led by the design team at HED, and working closely with our engineering partners from BR+A, this new med/surg unit adds 16 patient beds, including 2 isolation rooms, to the hospital’s existing 140 med/surg bed count.

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New series of modular housing solutions for homeless moves forward

KTGY Architecture + Planning has announced groundbreakings for a series of pioneering modular developments with the potential to transform housing for the chronically homeless. Working with the designer/builder team Hope Street Development Group – which also includes HBG Construction Corp and Aedis Real Estate Group – KTGY assists in alleviating Los Angeles’ homeless crisis using advanced, highly replicable modular design. The set of three buildings, with more to come, may be the largest modular housing series in Los Angeles.

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Venice modular project addresses homeless crisis while providing employment

Los Angeles City Planning Commission has unanimously approved Studio One Eleven’s design for supportive housing in Venice. Developed by Venice Community Housing Corporation, the four-story, 40-unit apartment building at 2467-2471 Lincoln Boulevard will serve transition-aged youth and people experiencing chronic homelessness. The new structure builds upon and expands the existing home of Safe Place for Youth currently on the site and will include on-site opportunities for work experience, within their offices and at their planned micro-enterprise space.

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Manufacturers join together for Coronavirus emergency building response

Linked Enterprises provides modular mobile steel buildings, EbTech Industrial its pre-engineered steel buildings, mobile steel buildings and modular wall assemblies, Sprung Structures its building shells, and Element Grow its air filtration and monitoring products. RPM combines these products with responsive architects, engineers, contractors and governmental agencies who can act fast to build and design compliant rapid response emergency facilities.

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McCain Manufacturing responds to COVID-19 with quick-install containment walls

A maker of modular walls, McCain Manufacturing is now utilizing 100 percent of its manufacturing capabilities to quickly build and distribute COVID-19 containment spaces across the United States. The walls, which can be made with an antimicrobial coating, are being manufactured around the clock at the company’s headquarters in Vista, California.

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HGA and The Boldt Company build STAAT Mod™ critical care units to address the COVID-19 hospital bed shortage

The STAAT Mod™ (Strategic, Temporary, Acuity-Adaptable Treatment) is a prefabricated modular solution designed by HGA and is being constructed by The Boldt Company for immediate distribution nationwide. It can be deployed in diverse environments from convention centers to free-standing hospital expansions. A focus of these units is the safety of healthcare workers treating patients with COVID-19.

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Shipping containers poised to aid with COVID-19 hospital housing shortage

Detroit-based cargo architecture firm Three Squared, whose steel cargo containers are typically used for innovative multifamily and mixed-use housing applications, announces it is now proffering its cargo container dwellings not only as relief units for hospital and morgue/mortuary overflow, but also as appropriately-appointed and climate-controlled housing units for doctors and nurses needing to stay close to patients.

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