Going Modular: Choosing the Right System for Affordable Housing

Tom Jaleski

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Apr 30, 2024

Access to adequate and affordable housing is one of the biggest problems facing communities around the world today. Due to housing shortages and new construction not keeping pace with population growth, more permanent, cost-effective housing solutions are needed.

Modular construction is one way of addressing these challenges in a manner that can quickly adapt to changing conditions and demands. In this article, Tom Jaleski explores how localized and globalized modular building approaches help make housing more affordable and widely accessible, especially in areas with limited access to resources. While each approach has its advantages, both provide significant cost savings and aid in the development of strategies that support community needs.

Read the full article in Commercial Construction & Renovation.

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Tom Jaleski
Tom is an expert in accessibility and code regulations for high-rise, healthcare, residential, assembly, commercial, public and aviation facilities.